Like so many things “Canadian”, Specialty Spirits, originally called Whisky Quarterly Ontario, had a humble beginning.
A whisky tasting event took place for our (future) founder’s announcement party for the birth of his first son. Of the twenty in attendance, there was a variety of experiences from “this is nice” to “peated scotch is disgusting!”.
One clear message came from that night: “We need to do this again”, and our venture came into being in 2018. We have gone from just a Facebook Group to this site, but want to keep expanding across the Province of Ontario.
The larger our group as a whole becomes – The more valuable we are collectively to both the LCBO and our future distillery partners.