From original farmsteads to wildly manicured masterpieces to urban farms, each garden has history to share with all who want to appreciate it. These carefully selected gardens are paired with creations from local artists to produce a beautiful display. There are a variety of gardens planned and many art projects are in the works, such as the Fierce Art Project and ‘Artinis’ by Monashee Spirits.Read More
We checked out the June 8 art show at Dose Cafe featuring the works of Whistler artist BAZ ONE, who was commissioned to create the large new mural in the cafe. The show (ongoing at the time of this posting) featured cocktails using Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery liquors and lots of gourmet canapes from the staff at Dose.Read More
With one more grind to the Monashee Spirits cocktail station, riders put their heads down and pushed back up to the top, where their spirits where rejuvenated with a shot of Vulcan’s fire, and raspberry lemon mojitos.
“It was refreshing to calm the nerves before the last stage of a very long week,” said Aaron Grutzmacher (Jackson, WY) Open Men. “If I had known I would be riding looser and more relaxed, I would have considered carrying a flask all week.”Read More
First it was craft breweries. Now, it’s craft distilleries that are starting to pop up in local communities everywhere, and BC is no different. In Revelstoke, Monashee Spirits recently opened its doors specializing in small batch spirits and bitters using local ingredients, pure mountain spring water and sustainable practices.Read More
I’d already sipped my share of spirits by the time I made it to Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery. Which wasn’t a bad thing. You don’t want to be uptight when sampling products with names such as Big Mountain Creamer and Vulcan’s Fire, and having a spirited (and expletive-laced) conversation with Josh McLafferty, the brains (and burly beard) behind the distillery’s operations.Read More
Here’s something different at the market: Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery products lovingly made by Josh McLafferty (right) and his wife Jen (not present). The local distillery is already making a name for itself. It won the People’s Choice Award Winning Spirit at the East Kootenay Distillery Festival. David F. Rooney photoRead More
For Monashee Spirits, a new distillery amid the mountains in Revelstoke, BC, we were tasked with creating branding and labels that feel classic and playful, while communicating the giant scale of the local landscape.
The sixth and final day of the Trans BC Enduro presented by Stages Cycling ended with one of the favoured and most challenging days on-course with three demanding stages in and around Revelstoke Mountain Resort, seamlessly fit together to give riders a fresh perspective of where they’ve come throughout the week.Read More
Jen and Josh McLafferty are the owners of Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery. They plan to open late-winter or early-spring 2017. Stoke FM's Pete was on the street and caught up with the McLafferty's to talk about how to become a craft distillery and the future of the BC booze biz.Read More
EAST KOOTENAY DISTILLERY FESTIVAL
We asked all attendees to tell us their favourite spirit from the tasting and our 2017 winner was: Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery’s Big Mountain Creamer
Whether you were a lifelong connoisseur of craft spirits or you simply couldn’t give a dram, the warm glow provided by BC Distilled on Apr. 8 was likely to have won you over.Read More
The BC Distilled Main Tasting took place on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Croatian Cultural Centre. 34 distilleries were be pouring products at BC Distilled this year, including Monashee Spirits.Read More
Jenn McLafferty, the co-owner of Monashee Spirits, attended the demonstration because she supports Wild Flight, and because her distillery was denied the opportunity to join the market.Read More
BC Distilled, Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, is set to take place on April 8 at the Croation Cultural Centre. Some new additions to the BC Distilled lineup this year include Central City Brewing and Distilling, Crow's Nest Distillery, Monashee Spirits, and Stealth Distilleries.Read More
I'm sitting at the bar inside Monashee Spirits on Mackenzie Avenue, watching as owner and distiller Josh McLafferty pours two samples of the craft distillery's Big Mountain Creamer for me to try.Read More
Josh and Jenn McLafferty’s journey to Revelstoke began with two shattered legs.
An underwater welder by trade, Josh had spent his 20s and 30s living and working in over 85 countries.Read More
TEAM POWER SOLUTIONS
Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery is anticipated to open in Revelstoke this month, producing spirits and cocktail bitters using locally sourced organic grains. Team Power Solutions' Cory Osmundson has been working with Jenn & Josh McLafferty (owners) to automate the entire distillery.Read More
It’s official: Revelstoke is in the midst of a booze boom.Read More
The McLaffertys' plan is for a small-scale distillery selling vodka, gin, and, eventually, whiskey from their downtown location.
A small batch artisan craft distillery is anticipated to open in Revelstoke in the spring of 2017, producing spirits and cocktail bitters using locally sourced organic grains.Read More