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Welcome to Eau Claire,

Canada’s Most Awarded Craft Distillery

A Gem in the Foothills

Situated 45 minutes southwest of downtown Calgary in the historic town of Turner Valley, Eau Claire Distillery is housed in the circa-1929 Turner Valley Movie Theatre and Dance Hall that in early days served as town hall, political rally centre, dance hall and community gathering spot.

Step Into History

Located in a place of storied history, our distillery can speak to Turner Valley’s chequered and illustrious past. Today, Turner Valley is an idyllic town nestled in the most stunning foothills scenery in Alberta. Surrounded by huge ranches and farms, it has the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop and the beautiful Sheep River winding its way past the town from the mountains.

We chose Turner Valley as our home to be close to our ingredients, harvested from Alberta homestead farms. Our foothills location means drawing water from the Canadian Rockies to influence flavours. Its location on the “cowboy trail”- a highway route full of Albertan historical and visitor attractions – led us to an ideal and idyllic place for a distillery.

Our venues offer a trip back in time to the 1920's, when Prohibition was in full swing in Turner Valley. Book our 1920's-themed Speakeasy for your special event, or join us every Saturday and Sunday for our Prohibition Experience. Step back in time and be transported to the days of Prohibition, and learn about Turner Valley's role in illicit rum-running operations in the 1920's.

Prohibition Experience

Travel back in time to the days of Prohibition when the Moral Reform League declared war against the scourge of alcohol.

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Private Events

Our venues are available for your private event and equipped with a host of premium features to best serve the full capacity of your event.

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The Tasting Room

Stop By and Stock Up

Our Tasting Room is open for retail sales 7 days a week. Stop by for a bottle of our locally made whisky, gin, vodka, or canned craft cocktails. Take a peek at one of our handcrafted copper stills and maybe catch our distillers in action while you browse our selection of merchandise, including glassware, shirts and cocktail accessories.

ADDRESS

113 Sunset Blvd. SW
Turner Valley, AB T0L 2A0
403-933-5408

HOURS

11am – 5pm, 7 days a week

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Turner Valley’s newest destination

The Speakeasy is Turner Valley’s newest destination for fine, handcrafted cocktails, delicious local food and some of the best ambience in the Sheep River Valley. Stop by for a cocktail inside our Prohibtion-era Speakeasy, or grab lunch at Rupert's Hideaway, Turner Valley's largest patio!
Find the Speakeasy two doors down from our Tasting Room at 123 Sunset Blvd. SW, Turner Valley AB.

Note: The Speakeasy is temporarily closed for regular service, but we are more than happy to host your private event!

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Calgary Farmer’s Market

Eau Claire in the Big City

We are proud to showcase and sell our incredible spirits at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. Treat yourself to the true Eau Claire experience by chatting with our expert team who can offer incredible insight and background into our history, spirits and more!

Calgary Farmers’ Market South

510 77th Avenue SE,
Calgary, AB T2H 1C3

Thurs – Sun: 9am – 5pm

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Calgary Farmers’ Market West

25 Greenbriar Drive NW,
Calgary, AB T3B 5X4

Wed – Sat: 9am – 7pm
Sun: 9am – 5pm

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