Last Mountain Distillery

Last Mountain Distillery Wins Big at Canadian Whisky Awards

Last Mountain Distillery Wins Big at Canadian Whisky Awards

Jan 22, 2024 | 2:00pm
The expression is “it’s just nice to be nominated”. Last Mountain Distillery in Lumsden has brought back some prestigious awards from the Canadian Whisky Awards, held in Victoria, B.C.. For the fifth year in a row, Last Mountain has been named as having the best Wheat Whisky of the year for its “Straight Wheat Whisky”. […]
Last Mountain Distillery says “goodbye” to Cherry Whiskey

Last Mountain Distillery says “goodbye” to Cherry Whiskey

Oct 13, 2023 | 4:53pm
A Saskatchewan-made whiskey will no longer be produced. Last Mountain Distillery announced on their Facebook Page this year “will be our last Cherry Whisky Season as we say goodbye to a classic, and one of our forever favourites.” Co-owner and General Manager of Last Mountain Distillery Braeden Raiwet says it was a tough decision. “We have […]

Well known Saskatchewan Distillery wins big titles at Canadian Whiskey Awards

Jan 28, 2023 | 7:59am

Last Mountain Distillery is Saskatchewan’s very first micro-distillery. It’s family owned and operated in Lumsden. The company is known for its signature products which include Saskatchewan’s best-selling and Canada’s only naturally infused dill pickle vodka, our naturally infused organic prairie cherry whisky, apple pie moonshine, and more. On January 19, the distillery won a special […]

Return of Country Thunder Brings Boom in Biz for Local Distillery

Jul 12, 2022 | 1:33pm

Saskatchewan’s Last Mountain Distillery is poised to provide 22,500 liters of a signature cooler for this weekend’s Country Thunder. That number although impressive – is the tip of the iceberg for the local business. Every drop of alcohol consumed at Country Thunder this year will have been created locally by Last Mountain Distillery. Originally started […]

Last Mountain Distillery rewarded at Canadian Whisky Awards

Jan 22, 2022 | 9:04am

2022 got off to a great start for the Last Mountain Distillery. They took home eight awards at the Canadian Whisky Awards including the honour of Best Wheat Whisky Award. General Manager Braeden Raiwet  says they take a local approach when creating the whisky. “We’re getting our grain from the farmer right down the road […]

Last Mountain Distillery offering prizes for certain brand of vodka

Sep 17, 2021 | 1:03pm

Last Mountain Distillery and one of our sister stations– play92 in Regina are joining forces to announce the launch of their latest co-creation; “press play vodka” with the assistance of Paradise Leisurescape and Marlin Travel. When you purchase a bottle of “press play vodka”, look for the QR code.  When you find it, you simply […]

Lumsden’s Last Mountain Distillery celebrates 10th anniversary

Sep 4, 2021 | 11:00am

In September of 2011, Saskatchewan’s first micro distillery opened in Lumsden. Since then, Last Mountain Distillery has won over a dozen awards at the Canadian Whisky Awards and has hired 17 employees in the Lumsden area. Co-founder Meredith Schmidt says they’ll continue making great whisky. “We’re continuing to work on new products all the time,” […]

Lumsden’s Last Mountain Distillery now accepting Bitcoin as payment

May 24, 2021 | 9:38am

Last Mountain Distillery in Lumsden has become the first distillery to accept Bitcoin as payment for casks in BC and Saskatchewan. Co-Founder Colin Schmidt says it seems like everyone wants the crypto-currency these days. “It’s kind of  fun way for us to enter the market. I wanted to be a part of it, I’m intrigued […]

Last Mountain Distillery once again awarded several medals at Canadian Whisky Awards

Feb 28, 2021 | 9:36am

Last Mountain Distillery based in Lumsden has cleaned up again at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Whiskies coming from Last Mountain have won two gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze. Their Single Cast Wheat Whisky also won the award for Best Wheat Whisky. Spokesperson Braeden Raiwet says it’s a major accomplishment. “To get compared […]

Local distillery looking to set new World Record for World’s Largest Caesar

Jul 6, 2019 | 10:27am

Meredith Schmidt from Last Mountain Distillery holds a bottle of their dill pickle vodka and a bottle of dill pickle vodka Caesar. (Photo: Last Mountain Distillery/Facebook)   Last Mountain Distillery is celebrating its annual Caesar Fest by breaking a Guinness World Record. This is the fifth year the Lumsden distillery has held the festival, and […]