Josh McLafferty of Mackenzie Aveune's brand new Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery not only makes their designer cocktails, but also distills their craft spirits in house. Here, he's creating a BC made Negroni with a smoked cedar glass.Read More
Life’s path can take hard turns when you least expect it. Those lemons can be left to rot, or one can make lemonade… or vodka, or liqueur… So when Josh McLafferty suffered a career-ending accident, he and his wife Jen decided that they were going to search for a way forward that they both enjoyed.Read More
Revelstoke city council is supporting Monashee Spirits application for a lounge endorsement through the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch. The endorsement would allow the craft distillery to provide an onsite cocktail service. Currently Monashee Spirits is only able to serve small samples as part of its manufacturing license.Read More
Monashee Spirits Ethos Gin advertisement in the local Reved Quarterly.Read More
Musician Rhoneil Eurchuk's striking melodies and beats that capture a year of nature movements will be discovered at Revelstoke's upcoming LUNA Art Festival. Eurchuk will present this album at Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery for Revelstoke’s upcoming LUNA Art Festival.Read More
Part.2 of the LFI Farm Tour Series consists of 2 local commercial farms Greenslide Cattle Co. and Terra Firma Farms – showing you how much fresh, local food can be produced in this small town of Revelstoke!
Transportation and herb-y Monashee Spirit cocktail included in ticket price.Read More
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business Excellence Awards nominees have been announced.
Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery has been nominated in two catergories this year:
1. Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
2. Business of the Year
Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery is one step closer to offering mixed drinks in Revelstoke.
The local company, based out of 307 Mackenzie Ave., had their request for a lounge endorsement for their existing manufacturer’s license with the B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch approved by city council last week.Read More
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