Artisan Distillers Canada announced this week that Long Table Distillery, now celebrating its sixth year of distilling on BC’s West Coast, received seven awards including a Best in Category, five Golds and one Silver at this year’s prestigious 2nd Annual Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition (CASC).
The CASC is an exclusive opportunity for Canadian small distilleries to compete nationally amongst their fellow distillers. Head Distiller and co-owner Charles Tremewen expressed his appreciation stating “It’s an honour to be judged amongst a growing number outstanding fellow artisan distillers here in Canada. Our small and growing team at Long Table are passionate about the creation and production of premium Gins and fine spirits made here in BC. Our product is distributed here, across Canada, in the UK and more recently, Hong Kong. We’re excited aboutwhat lies ahead as we continue to grow our batch spirits portfolio.”
The competition’s National panel of independent judges completed their blind assessment of artisan spirits submitted by distillers across the country and released their finding on February 5. Now in its second year, submissions have grown by 50% over its first year.
Long Table Distillery received the following awards in the subsequent categories:
Our Spirit Award Category
Barrel Aged Gin Gold Aged Gin
Barrel Aged Akvavit Gold Aged Spirit
Långbord Akvavit Best in Class Akvavit
Amaro Linnaeus #1 Gold Amaro/Vermouths
London Dry Gin Gold Gin
Cucumber Gin Silver Gin
ABOUT LONG TABLE DISTILLERY
As Ginsmiths and makers of premium spirits Long Table’s Head Distiller Charles Tremewen and
their passionate team are inspired daily by the diversity of the untamed British Columbia West
Coast wilderness. From rugged coastlines, pristine waterways, alpine meadows to unique
botanicals. Since becoming Vancouver’s First Micro-Distillery, in 2013, they have passionately
devoted themselves to the fine art of copper pot distilling small-batch spirits. Using noteworthy
botanical blends, their spirits speak for themselves – Genuine Canadian Spirits made with the
finest Ingredients. Handmade with care.
ABOUT THE CANADIAN ARTISAN SPIRIT COMPETITION and ARTISAN DISTILLERS CANADA CASC was founded in 2017 to celebrate the best of Canadian artisan distilling. Distilleries must meet strict qualifications and conform to guidelines established by the ADC. Artisan Distillers Canada, which operates CASC, is a new organization created to support and promote artisan distilleries across Canada.
For more information: https://artisandistillers.ca/ – For a complete list of awards visit https://artisandistillers.ca/2019-results/
Media release and image provided by Charles Tremewen, Long Table Distillery.