2019 CASC Press Release - Barrelling Tide

2019 CASC Press Release - Barrelling Tide

Barrelling Tide Distillery, located in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, has again won 10 medals in the Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition held in Vancouver, BC.

69 distilleries from across the country participated in this year's awards.

The CASC is Canada's only national spirit competition reserved exclusively for micro-distilleries. Each spirit goes through a blind tasting panel that is made up of judges from across the country.


Best in Class - the highest scoring spirit in each class.

Medals with Distinction - These medals have been awarded the same or better over last year’s results indicating a consistent or improved result

The Medals

5 Fathom Dark Rum - Gold with Distinction - Best in Class (Silver 2018)

Tide Gin - Gold with Distinction (Silver 2018)

Raspberry Liqueur - Gold with Distinction (Gold 2018)

Cherry Liqueur - Gold with Distinction (Gold 2018)

Rhubarb Liqueur - Gold

Haskap Liqueur - Silver with Distinction (Silver 2018)

Javalley Coffee Liqueur - Silver with Distinction (Silver 2018)

Cranberry Liqueur - Silver

Blueberry Liqueur - Silver

Tide Vodka - Silver with Distinction (Silver 2018)

"We are again honoured, and very proud to have won 10 medals in the 2019 Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition" said Russell and Colleen Murphy, owners of Barrelling Tide Distillery. "Since opening our distillery in the spring of 2016, this continued recognition validates our commitment to the quality of products we produce. We feel very privileged to be recognized in the company of such incredible distilleries in Nova Scotia and across Canada."

Barrelling Tide Distillery has now produced a product line of 15 spirits and liqueurs.  Russell and Colleen pride themselves on their high-quality products and are thrilled to share their awards with the community. "Thank you to our customers, near and far; the local farmers and producers of the Annapolis Valley, and the talented mixologists in establishments throughout Nova Scotia that use our products.  Ask for us by name and support the craft distilling industry here at home!" 

Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition: http://artisandistillers.ca/2019-results/

Click here for awards from previous years