INTRODUCING SHELTER POINT
SINGLE MALT ARTISANAL WHISKY

Sunsets and sea air:
unofficial ingredients
in every bottle.

 

Paradise isn’t necessarily a geographical requirement for making great whisky, but we managed to find it at Shelter Point. It’s here that we hand craft our 100% Single Malt Whisky, distilled batch-by-batch in traditional copper pot stills from two-row barley, and aged in American oak barrels in our oceanfront warehouse. When it comes to artisanal whisky, every element matters—and in our unique, temperate rainforest climate, even the sunsets and sea air become integral.

Tasting Notes

An enticing nose of vanilla, coconut, caramel and tropical fruits. The palate provides a delectable melody of juicy fruits and candied sweets, leading to a tantalising finish of spice, malt chocolate and a hint of salt.

Shelter Point Whisky Facts
  • Still: Custom-designed copper pot still
  • Base: 100% malted barley (That’s it. Nothing else)
  • Distillation: Small-batch, 2x distilled
  • Spirit: Natural colour and non-chill filtered
  • Alcohol Content: Bottled at 46% Alc.Vol
  • Bottle Size: 750ml
  • Packaging: Classic Tennessee-style bottle features Vinolok glass closure and original engraving of Shelter Point Farm created by renowned illustrator Steve Noble
Recipes
Rob Roy

2oz Shelter Point Artisanal Single Malt Whisky
1oz Martini & Rossi Rosso vermouth
2 dashes angostura bitters

Method | Stir and strain into a small cocktail glass. Serve neat.

Garnish | Cherry

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Shelter Point double distilled single malt scotch whisky

INTRODUCING SHELTER POINT
CASK STRENGTH WHISKY


Uncut and straight
from the cask

 

To create this limited edition cask strength whisky, we selected two casks of triple-distilled unmalted Shelter Point barley and combined these with two casks of rye, creating an incredibly rich and spicy whisky. Decadent, complex and intense, this blend will surprise you with layer after layer of flavour.

Tasting Notes

Shelter Point Cask Strength Whisky is fragrant on the nose with apricots, rum raisins and sticky toffee pudding.

The palate is sweet and warming with candied ginger, nougat, honey blossom and pineapple. The satisfying finish is incredibly long with an assortment of spices, cherry wood and salt.

Shelter Point Whisky Facts
  • Still: Custom-designed copper pot still
  • Base: 50% unmalted barley and 50% rye
  • Distillation: Small-batch, 3x distilled
  • Spirit: Natural colour and non-chill filtered
  • Alcohol Content: Bottled at 58.4% Alc.Vol
  • Bottle Size: 750ml
  • Packaging: Classic Tennessee-style bottle features Vinolok glass closure and original engraving of Shelter Point Farm created by renowned illustrator Steve Noble
Recipes
Pear Necessities

1½ oz Shelter Point Cask Strength whisky
¾ oz Tugwell Creek Solstice Mead
½ oz Xante pear liqueur
½ oz demerara syrup
½ oz lemon juice

Method | Shake a double strain in a large coupe. Serve neat.

Garnish | Pear fan

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Shelter Point double distilled single malt scotch whisky

INTRODUCING SHELTER POINT
MONTFORT DISTRICT LOT 141 SINGLE GRAIN WHISKY


Home is where
the whisky is

 

Raised right here on our family farm on Vancouver Island, Montfort District Lot 141 is a truly unique field-to-flask whisky. The name itself is the very lot in which the single-grain barley was grown, and the coordinates to the exact field are included on every bottle. Distilled in our traditional copper pot stills, aged in American oak and French oak at our oceanfront warehouses, and bottled on-site by the Shelter Point family, Montfort DL 141 is a proud product of our distillery home. This limited-edition run is only 1224 bottles.

Tasting Notes

On the nose, Montfort DL 141 has distinct notes of vanilla fudge, dried fruits and hazelnut. The palate is honied and herbaceous with a luxurious assortment of dark chocolate cherries, leading to a warming spicy finish, with lingering oak and almond nougat.

Shelter Point Whisky Facts
  • Still: Custom-designed copper pot still
  • Base: 100% malted barley (That’s it. Nothing else)
  • Distillation: Small-batch, 3x distilled
  • Spirit: Natural colour and non-chill filtered
  • Alcohol Content: Bottled at 46% Alc.Vol
  • Bottle Size: 750ml
  • Packaging: Classic Tennessee-style bottle features Vinolok glass closure and original engraving of Shelter Point Farm created by renowned illustrator Steve Noble
Recipes
Tea & Toast

2 oz Shelter Point Montfort District Lot 141 Single Grain Whisky
¾ oz orange pekoe syrup
¾ oz lemon juice

Method | Shake and double strain over ice sphere serve in a teacup and saucer

Garnish | Melba toast and orange spiral twist

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Shelter Point double distilled single malt scotch whisky

INTRODUCING SHELTER POINT
FRENCH OAK DOUBLE BARRELED WHISKY


Finished to
perfection

 

Our second Double Barreled whisky is a special collaboration with BC’s renowned Quails’ Gate Estate Winery. We hand selected 4 of our finest Single Malt whisky casks and finished them in French oak wine barrels, previously home to Quails’ Gate Pinot Noir. Aged in our American oak for six and a half years, and then finished for 1993 hours in the flavourful French oak, Shelter Point Double Barreled Whisky is a sensational marriage of spirits.

Tasting Notes

Nose: A deep, rich berry jam with toffee apple and toast. Stewed fruits, figs and rum raisins followed by powdered jelly doughnuts.
Palate: Sweet, juicy tropical fruits with oak and forest berries.
Finish: A warm peppery finish of cherry pie and salted caramel.

Shelter Point Whisky Facts
  • Still: Custom-designed copper still
  • Base: Two-row barley (That’s it. Nothing else.)
  • Distillation: Small-batch, 2x distilled
  • Spirit: Natural color and non-chill filtered
  • Alcohol Content: Bottled at 50% Alc.Vol
  • Bottle Size: 750ml
  • Packaging: Classic Tennessee-style bottle features Vinolok glass closure and original engraving of Shelter Point Farm created by renowned illustrator Steve Noble
Recipes
Classic Old Fashioned

2 oz Shelter Point Double-Barrelled Single Grain Whisky
1 sugar cube
3 dashes of Angostura Bitters
1 orange slice

Method | In a glass tumbler, crush the sugar cube with angostura bitters. Add orange slice and gently press with a muddler to release the juice. Pour whisky over 3-4 ice cubes and stir before serving.

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Shelter Point double distilled single malt scotch whisky

Shelter Point Farm and Distillery

Established in 2011, Shelter Point Distillery is located on 380 acres in Oyster River, BC, about halfway up the eastern side of Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada. The land encompasses 2,000 metres of spectacular oceanfront, a natural mosaic of streams, a salmon-bearing river, wetlands, forests and fields—all shared with native wildlife, from bald eagles and great blue herons to black tailed deer and black bears. Farmed for generations, Shelter Point remains one of the last seaside farms on the Island.

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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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Shelter Point Distillery
4650 Regent Road
Campbell River, BC
V9H 1E3  Canada
1.778.420.2200
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