How our entrepreneurship defied prohibition law

Bringing a West-Coast Movement to the Prairies

Avenue magazine in association with Travel Alberta recently featured our ‘Alberta Spirit’ story, telling the tale of how our entrepreneurship defied prohibition law to create
Alberta’s first craft distillery.


Self-described “serial entrepreneur” David Farran is building an industry with the Eau Claire Distillery

To open a craft distillery in Alberta, David Farran had to defy prohibition law – but it wasn’t quite as gangster as it sounds. “There used to be a very onerous minimum production requirement regulation,” Farran explains. “So we applied and pushed the envelope a little bit and got permission, and the rules were changed as a result.”

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