11 Fantastic Canadian Craft Gins That Will Change Your G&T Forever

Canadian gins are winning accolades on an international stage and one Alberta Distiller has two unique bottles ready for Christmas.

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Canadian gin is definitely in.

A selection of the best Canadian gins range from traditional — juniper forward — to more modern — ripe, with a variety of other expressive botanicals like frankincense and myrrh (yes, there’s a Christmas gin!). And that doesn’t even count the rose-infused gin that will seriously elevate your cocktail game.

We submitted both up-and-coming and established brands to a taste-test. Here are our results over three popular applications: sipping them straight, with soda or with tonic.

Spring 34, Levenswater Gin, ON

Originally published November 2017. Updated December 2018.

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