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Urban Distilleries

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Address: 6-325 Bay Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 7S3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 778-478-0939
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Urban Distilleries is British Columbia's First Craft Distillery in the...
Urban Distilleries is British Columbia's First Craft Distillery in the central Okanagan; a small batch micro-distillery producing top-shelf, award winning Okanagan Gin with lavender and apple, Vodkas, Espresso Vodka, naturally infused vodka's and Single Malt Whisky. At Urban Distilleries, each batch is hand crafted in Artesian copper stills Made from 100% British Columbian fruit, grains,and BC's finest pure glacier water without additives, chemicals or artificial flavours. Tasting room open to the public. Tours available. See website for opening hours.
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A place to don't miss

Mike is an excellent host. His products? They are definitely part of the high quality gems from The Okanagan Valley.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Mike is an excellent host. His products? They are definitely part of the high quality gems from The Okanagan Valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Owner was kind and unprentious. It was refreshing after touring some snooty wineries. The Whisky makes my mouth water just thinking about it. Its a little out of the way but worth the detour.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went there on tour...owner was informative and enthusiastic about his product however....I felt a little taken aback by the comment made by the owner that "I was probably one of those girls that loves gin but hates vodka"....confusing... Ended up buying four bottles. And ordered more directly before christmas because they don't import to where I live in Alberta.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The tour felt a bit awkward. We paid the money expecting a tour, which basically consisted of standing in one spot and listening to him for 20 minutes. It felt like we were inconveniencing him as he didn't look that interested and lacked enthusiasm in his brand. We've been on several tours in the past with other companies which were... More 

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Mike U, Owner at Urban Distilleries, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest response. As being the only person running and working this distillery; working 7 days a week, some days I get worn down, I Apologize if I wasn't at the top of my game. Since our production is all done in one room and the tour is about explaining how our amazing product is made, there... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Discovering the lovely aroma and smooth palate of Mike Urban's Spirit Bear Gin was one thing. But, having the chance to visit his micro-distillery and to see the friendly and knowledgeable Master Distiller craft this quality beverage from 100% BC-grown grains, now that was something else! ...A must do when in Kelowna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you are in the Kelowna area, before you leave town.... visiting the Urban distillery is a must. The passion they share for their craft definitely comes out in their products. You won't be disappointed. We had an amazing tour and purchased several bottles of alcohol to be enjoyed with friends at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I came in here for a tasting. The owner showed us around and was really welcoming. We found ourselves engaged in conversation for a long time. The vanilla bean vodka was my favorite- so smooth- I just loved it and wanted more. My husband liked the single malt whisky so much he bought one. If we ever... More 

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Regina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A must to visit. Amazing natural vodka flavors, smooth, refreshing gin and whiskey. Mike Urban is welcoming and on site to serve you personally!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I can't begin to explain how much this place blew me away. Best Vodkas I've ever tasted. Everything tasted incredible. Then Mike mixed them with tonic, coke, lemonade, etc and everything was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The owner made this a unique experience and if your are a spirits drinker, this is a place you should see.

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Additional Information about Urban Distilleries

Address: Address: 6-325 Bay Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 7S3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 778-478-0939
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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