Pemberton Distillery Inc. | 1954 Venture Place | Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0
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Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm, Friday – Sunday, Year Round
Tours: On the hour (last tour 5pm) | To visit during the week, call/email for appointment.
(for groups, corporate or otherwise, visit our website or call 604-894-0222)
Within easy reach of Vancouver and Whistler, our boutique distillery is open year round offering comprehensive guided distillery tours and artisan spirits tastings. We offer a fantastic Guided Tour that takes you behind the scenes at the distillery and gives you an amazing insight into the handcrafted production of artisan spirits. Join us in the tasting room to enjoy our award-winning spirits. We also offer limited release spirits and specialty products perfect for the spirits and culinary connoisseur.
Schramm Family: Bill, Gillian, Tyler, Lorien, Jake, Jenine, Jonathan, Zephyr
Owners: Tyler (Master Distiller) and Lorien Schramm (Communications & Assistant Distiller)
ABOUT PEMBERTON DISTILLERY
Pemberton Distillery is a boutique distillery set in heart of the snow capped Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Founded in 2008, the distillery is the brainchild of brothers Tyler and Jonathan Schramm, who saw an opportunity to turn Pemberton Valley’s renowned potatoes into high quality vodka.
Like a fine meal, a great spirit has to start with great ingredients and the Pemberton Valley is known for its quality produce, especially its potatoes. We source organic potatoes for our Vodka and Gin from Across the Creek Organics, a fourth generation family farm located just 15km from the distillery. Surrounded by massive ice caps and glacial streams, we are fortunate to have access to some of the best quality water to blend in our spirits.
Our philosophy is to produce fine, authentic sipping spirits that highlight the natural and unique character of the beautiful region from where they come. Our master distiller, Tyler Schramm, trained in distilling sciences at Heriot Watt University in Scotland, a world leader in the field, and all our spirits are slowly batch-distilled by hand in a copper pot still. Making our spirits by hand gives us complete control over the quality and taste of our final product.
We are entirely family owned and operated, passionate about our craft and committed to excellence.
Schramm Vodka – Schramm is the world’s only organic potato vodka. Handcrafted from locally grown spuds and pristine mountain water, it is a sipping vodka easily enjoyed on its own terms and mixed in fine cocktails. Awarded Double Gold and Spirit of the Year at the World Spirits Awards in Austria.
“Fresh floral aromas with a hint of chocolate and mint emphasize the caramel, coffee and smooth smoky flavours in the clean, warm finish of this artisanal vodka. Serve on the rocks to experience its true taste.” Judith Lane, TASTE Magazine
Schramm Gin – Canada’s first organic Gin. Batch distilled in a copper pot still using 8 organic herbs and botanicals including juniper berries, coriander, orange peel, rosemary and hops grown locally on Jonathan Schramm’s family farm. Traditional dry gin with a bold juniper nose, a fresh earthy floral body and a smooth finish.
Single Malt Whisky – Technically new make spirit until 2013, our single malt whisky is batch distilled in a copper pot still following Scottish tradition. Organic barley is sourced from the Peace River and Salmon Arm regions of BC and malted in Armstrong at the smallest malthouse in North America. Racked into ex-bourbon barrels for aging in September 2010, we will offer tastings at the distillery in 2013 and our first bottling in 2015!
Pemberton Fruit Liqueurs – We handcraft our artisan liqueurs from Pemberton Valley fruits and natural Cariboo honey. Including raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, apple, strawberry and more. Delicious enjoyed on their own over ice or with soda and mixed in cocktails.
ACCOLADES & PRESS
Double Gold, 2010 World Spirits Awards, Austria
Spirit of the Year, 2010 World Spirits Awards, Austria
“Superb! Highly Recommended” 2010 Spirit Journal
“Best of the Year” Jurgen Gothe, Georgia Strait, 2009
“Superb” Globe & Mail, 2010
“good enough to sip, like a fine scotch.” Calgary Herald, May 2010
“This [is] no ordinary spirit. Tyler and his family have created a fine artisan vodka, worthy of standing bottle to bottle with the world’s best.” Michelle Gourley, Edible Vancouver Magazine
“A very, very fine product that is heads and tails above what is coming out of Europe and
something that British Columbians can be proud of.” Aaron Bourcier, Spirit Guru & Assistant Manager at Brewery Creek Liquor Store.