Field to Flask

Davin de Kergommeaux reviews The Strath/Shelter Point exclusives

Canadian Whisky News Vol. 7 No. 4 September 5, 2018 "Two new Shelter Point whiskies, both exclusive to The Strath liquor store in Victoria are well worth hunting down. Shelter Point is really coming into its own and The Strath has picked two of its honeyest honey...

A Fireside Chat with Shelter Point Distiller Leon Webb

This blog is part of a new series highlighting the people behind Shelter Point Distillery. For this first entry, we speak with Leon Webb, Shelter Point's newest distiller and the host of the new Shelter Point Whisky Club. You can find Leon snowboarding on Instagram or...

Classic Old Fashioned

Ingredients: 2 oz. Shelter Point premium whisky 1 sugar cube 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters 1 orange slice Directions: In glass tumbler, crush sugar cube with angostura bitters. Add in orange slice and gently press in with muddler to release some of the juice. Add in...

Pecan Whisky Sour

2 oz. Shelter Point whisky 1⁄2 oz. pecan simple syrup 1⁄2 oz. egg whites Juice of 1⁄2 a navel orange Pinch of cinnamon Measure and pour all ingredients into a Boston Shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass tumbler with or without ice. Garnish with a flambéed...

Shelter Point after hours

Many people bring their job home with them, but in our case, it’s not exactly a hardship. Creating and distilling whisky isn’t so much a job as it is a passion – we’d be thinking about it all the time even if we weren’t making our living at it. Besides, after a long...

Legendary Blue Blazer

Warning: This cocktail involves flaming liquid – clear your work area of all flammable objects and use extreme caution. This cocktail was developed by legendary bartender Jerry Thomas while working at the El Dorado in San Francisco during the gold rush. When U.S....

It’s all in the barrel

If you’ve every visited a distillery, you know that a great deal of time is spent talking about barrels. The barrels play a critical role in creating the taste of the whisky, which is why distillers import aged barrels from all over the world to get a particular...

How to taste like a pro

It takes a lot of time and practice (i.e., whisky drinking) to become an expert taster. If you want to do it the way the pros do, here’s a bit of a primer: Choose the right glass. Serious tasters use a tasting glass, which is tulip shaped – the narrower top keeps in...

Zesty Zelda

1.5 oz. Shelter Point whisky 1.5 oz. Prosecco 2 tablespoons cider orange honey syrup Measure and pour whisky and syrup into a Boston Shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a champagne saucer. Top with Prosecco and garnish with a small sprig of rosemary.   Cider...

Love is in the air

Here on Vancouver Island, many couples choose to get married at a winery. After all, who doesn’t want access to great drinks at their wedding? For those who want a slightly more “spirited” event (see what we did there?), Shelter Point is available for a small number...


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About us

Established in 2011, Shelter Point is an artisanal distillery located on 380 acres of seaside farmland in Oyster River, about halfway up the eastern side of Vancouver Island.

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At the farm

Shelter Point Distillery
4650 Regent Road
Campbell River, BC
V9H 1E3  Canada


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4650 Regent Road Campbell River, BC V9H 1E3 Canada 1.778.420.2200 Email

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