Liquor: Domaine Pinnacle 🍁

Name: Domaine Pinnacle

Products: A variety of liquors (listed below)

Manufactured In: Frelighsburg, Quebec

Where to Buy: LCBO, SAQ, most Canadian provinces

Website: cidredomainepinnacle.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Domaine Pinnacle has won dozens of awards, including a Best of Show award at the World Spirits Competition for their Ungava Gin. Here’s everything they make:

  • Ice Cider: Domaine Pinnacle Ice Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Sparkling Ice Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Signature Réserve Spéciale Ice Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Summit Selection Ice Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Summit Selection Sparkling Ice Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Reserve 1859, Coureur des Bois Maple Ice Cider, Reflet d’Hiver
  • Hard Cider: Domaine Pinnacle Verger Sud Still Cider, Domaine Pinnacle Verger Sud Sparkling Cider, Origine Still Cider, Origine Sparkling Cider
  • Cream Liqueur: Domaine Pinnacle Crème de Pommes, Coureur des Bois Maple Syrup Cream Liqueur, Cabot Trail Maple Syrup Cream Liqueur
  • Canadian Whisky: Coureur des Bois Canadian Whisky and Maple Syrup Liqueur, Cabot Trail Canadian Whisky and Maple Syrup Liqueur
  • Ice Cider Eau de Vie: Pomme Emprisonnée
  • Gin: Ungava Canadian Premium Gin
  • Rum: Chic Choc Spiced Rum
  • Vodka: Quartz Vodka
  • Whisky: Canadian Shield

Beer: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co 🍁

Name: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Vankleek Hill, Ontario

Where to Buy: LCBO, Beer Store, various bars

Website: beaus.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Employee owned and family run, this is a very Canadian brewery. They first opened their doors 11 years ago on July 1st!

Beer: Creemore Springs

Name: Creemore Springs

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Creemore, Ontario

Where to Buy: Beer retailers across the country

Website: creemoresprings.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Creemore Springs has been part of the Molson family (and by extension Molson Coors) since 2005. Due to their size and ownership by a multinational giant brewer, they are no longer considered a craft beer, but certainly have their fans and have stood the test of time, having been founded in 1987.

 

Liquor: Junction 56 Distillery 🍁

Name: Junction 56 Distillery

Products: Vodka, whisky, gin

Manufactured In: Stratford, Ontario

Where to buy: LCBO and distillery store

Website: junction56.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Created in 2015, Junction 56 Distillery provides something to drink before/after hitting up the Shakespeare festival, with their creative liquors made from locally-sourced ingredients.

Wine: Quai du Vin Estate Winery 🍁

Name: Quai du Vin Estate Winery

Products: White, red, and specialty wines, wine jellies, sparkling cocktails, wine and fruit juice combos

Manufactured In: Sparta, Ontario

Where to Buy: In Store and online

Website: quaiduvin.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Quai du Vin makes an assortment of white, red and fruit wines on the north shore of Lake Erie. They can be shipped across the country.

Liquor: Black Fly Beverage Company 🍁

Name: Black Fly Beverage Company Inc

Products: Canadian craft produced vodka, tequila and rum mixed drinks

Manufactured In: London, Ontario

Where to Buy: Across the country

Website: blackflybooze.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Black Fly Beverage Company, Ontario’s first micro-distillery, was founded in 2005 by husband & wife Rob Kelly and Cathy Siskind-Kelly after being awarded the first distillery license granted in Ontario in over 100 years. Their goal is to create premium drinks that are less sweet than the competition.

Beer: Spearhead Brewing Company 🍁

Name: Spearhead Brewing Company

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Kingston, Ontario

Where to Buy: The Beer Store, LCBO, various bars in Ontario, brewery retail store

Website: spearheadbeer.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Having recently opened their own brewery in Kingston, Spearhead is a strong player in the Ontario craft brewing scene, with distribution in the usual ways plus a lot of bars.

Liquor: Hiram Walker & Sons Limited

Name: Hiram Walker & Sons Limited

Products: Polar Ice Vodka, J.P. Wisers Whisky, McGuinness Liqueurs and Lamb’s Rum

Manufactured In: Windsor, Ontario

Where to Buy: Liquor stores across the country

Website: corby.ca/About/HiramWalkerSonsLimited

Canadian Owned: No

Though owned by French giant Pernod Ricard, the Windsor facility is the largest distillery in North America, employing plenty of Canadians. Further, wherever possible, they use local grains from southwest Ontario.

Beer: Highlander Brew Co 🍁

Name: Highlander Brew Co

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: South River, Ontario

Where to Buy: LCBO, select Beer Stores and free shipping on the brewery website

Website: highlanderbrewco.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Highlander began in 2009, and takes advantage of the pure local waters  as well as ingredients imported from Germany, the UK and the USA.