Boldly Sourced, Bottled and Distilled in Osoyoos, BC

Meet Big Al and Ginger

Spirits Distilled in Copper Just Taste Better.

Meet Big Al and Ginger, members of the family, custom built and designed for us by HBS Copper (aka Hill Billy Stills) out of Kentucky, home to the best bourbon in the world with generations of moonshining experience. Big Al is our vodka, moonshine and whiskey master, while ‘Gin’ger is our gin queen. She’s smaller but a shining example of how powerful things can come in small packages. Big Al and Ginger are handmade works of art — kind of like Tumbleweed, if we do say so ourselves.

Our home and Hardy Land

Courage is a Vitamin Best Swallowed with Whiskey.

We almost lost it all during those heady gold rush days. After David Douglas struck gold near Osoyoos in 1833, American prospectors flooded the area. For a while, it looked like this might become American territory, but the locals were a hardy bunch. Sir James Douglas, a badass governor of what became B.C., hired some muscle, laid down the law, and took back control. It’s probably fair to assume Sir Douglas had a few to build up his courage.

Our Spirits

Time-tested techniques. Taste-tested kick.

We make vodka the way vodka should taste, gin that reinvigorates the gin-sipping experience and moonshine that could, just speaking frankly, knock your socks off. We’ll be pouring vodka, gin, fireweed whiskey, maple moonshine, apple pie moonshine, rock creek rye, and special limited seasonal releases.

Seasonal Releases

Very Small Batch

Small batch seasonal releases made from locally supplied premium Okanagan ingredients

Whiskey

Young and Aged

Our top shelf whiskey is as smooth as it gets made from 100% rye!

Moonshine

One Of A Kind

This ain’t your mama’s moonshine. But make sure you share with her.

White Spirits

Vodka and Gin

Try our gin. ’Cause those leather pants aren’t going to wear themselves.

We make vodka, the antidote for rattlesnake bites and bruised egos.

You’d have to be crazy not to use ingredients from the most beautiful place on earth.

We take B.C. grains harvested at their peak, and the best Okanagan fruit and botanicals, and distill them using time-tested European filtration methods. After that, we proof them with artisanal spring water from our very own Anarchist Mountain. Then we taste them generously, to make sure they’re high quality enough for you. We’re good like that.

 

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Tumbleweed and HBS Copper - Our Story

We don’t let the truth get in the way of a good story.
(But this one’s true.)

When Prohibition left Americans dry in the 20s, some wily Canadians risked life and limb to smuggle spirits down over Lake Osoyoos — most famous among them was notorious bootlegger-turned-charity-baron Joe Murphy. People still find bottles on the surface of the lake, from a scuttled bootlegging boat (our landlord found one). Here at Tumbleweed, just like our ancestors, we go to extraordinary lengths to help you get a little tipsy.

Find us at the following Events & Competitions

March 5, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Craft Corners Bartending Competition

Competitors will be using Tumbleweed Spirits to produce unique cocktails.

557 Main Street, Penticton, BC

Restaurant Phone : 250.493.2368

March 18, 2018 - 2pm to 6pm

Clam Slam at RED

The Kootenay Caeser Showdown. Top baretenders battle it out to be crowned the Kootenay's best caeser maker! Taste their creations and judge their caeser displays!  We'll be pouring our famous Maple Moonshine Caesar!

Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: RED Mountain Resort
Address: 4300 Red Mountain Rd.

April 14, 2018

BC Distilled

The fifth annual main tasting festival will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver.

BC Distilled is British Columbia's premier artisan distillery festival. Its goal is to celebrate and highlight British Columbia's distilleries. Started in 2014, the festival is the largest spirits event in Canada reserved exclusively for local distilleries. 

April 18-22, 2018

Osoyoos Oyster Festival

Mark your calendars for our 7th annual celebration of everything Oysters!

The Osoyoos Oyster Festival is back April 18-22 for 2018! Last year’s celebration was extended over 5 days of festival fun, including dinners at Terrafina and Miradoro, Whiskey & Oysters at Holiday Inn & Suites, The Garden Party at Walnut Beach Resort, and Art of the Pearl Gala at Spirit Ridge Resort.

Our Tasting Room and Store Hours

#7 - 6001 Lakeshore Drive
Osoyoos, BC  V0H 1V6
(778) 437-2221
howdy@tumbleweedspirits.com

Tasting Room Now Open

Friday - Noon to 5:00 pm

Saturday - Noon to 5:00 pm

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Whiskey Wisdom 3 Day Workshop

Friday May 18th to Sunday May 20th, 2018...

Tumbleweed Spirits invites you to join us at our craft distillery in the beautiful south Okanagan valley, in Osoyoos, B.C. where you’ll learn all about Whiskey in a 3 day workshop.  

 Over these 3 fun filled days we will combine tastings with hands on opportunities in the distillery along with teaching you everything you need to know about the art and science of making Whiskey!

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