Dubh Glas (dugh-luhs) in Gaelic means “from the dark water” and is reflective of the source water used in the making of our feature spirits. A well on the property is where we source our pure ‘dark’ water, which is fed by an underground aquifer. That source water from the ‘dark depths’ has been filtered through the Okanagan Valley, free of pollutants and surface contamination. It is also reflective of Grant Stevely, the artisan distiller, who has shared the name in his family for generations.
It’s not just about the whisky at the Dubh Glas Distillery – although it is our first priority. It’s about a passion to create a distillery from the ground up that uses the finest raw products and materials available. From the Canadian barley and select botanicals in Noteworthy Gin, to the cooperage making our whisky barrels, every step of the process has been thoroughly researched before it is used in crafting our spirits.
Our award winning Noteworthy Gin is our initial signature release which is a hand-crafted, small batch gin made from 100% British Columbian grown barley, carefully fermented in stainless steel and then transferred to our German copper pot still. After three precision distillations – two to clean the spirit and one to infuse our botanicals, it is then both hand bottled and labeled allowing constant monitoring of the quality control process.
- Noteworthy Gin