Artisanal spirits and locally distilled products are our specialty.

A New #Canada150 Product Every Day

We’re counting down 150 days until July 1, when Canada officially turns 150. Every day we will shine the spotlight on a different Canadian-made product—150 in all—over the next five months.

Purchase the daily #CookStLiquor150 product on the day we feature it and you can enter the drawing to win a $150 Cook St. Liquor Gift Card, which we will draw on July 2, 2017.

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Sauce Hound Jan. 2017 Newsletter: Water of Life

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In Praise of Canadian Whisky
Happy New Year! As Canadians, we’re celebrating 2017 with a little extra excitement since it’s the country’s sesquicentennial.

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Sauce Hound February 2017 Newsletter: Sips For Your Sweetie

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That most romantic of holidays is just around the corner, so we thought we’d provide some suggestions for enhancing your Valentine’s Day experience.

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Sauce Hound Dec. 2016 Newsletter: Stuff Their Stockings With Booze

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Happy holidays! We’re less than two weeks from Christmas so things are starting to get frantic. Lots of little details to attend to, whether it’s buying presents, picking out a special bottle to bring to a party or prepping for holiday meals.

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Sauce Hound March 2016 Newsletter: Easter Dinner Pairings

 
What to Sip With Easter Supper
The arrival of Easter means that spring has arrived. It’s the light at the end of the long dark tunnel of winter. We love it when the weather improves, there are more people filling the streets of Cook St. Village and the days continue to grow longer.

Easter weekend brings family and friends together to celebrate the season and eat and drink well.

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Sauce Hound Newsletter Feb. 2016: Our Super Bowl Party Picks

Our Super Bowl Party “Pick-Six” Drink Recommendations

Even if you’re not the most devout fan of NFL football, the Super Bowl is a spectacle to behold. It’s estimated that more than 160 million people in 180 countries will tune in for this Sunday’s match, Super Bowl 50, between the Carolina Panthersand the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California.

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Sauce Hound Newsletter December 2015: Gift Ideas For the Naughty & the Nice

Sure, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the most insane, chaotic and, yes, stressful. But we can help you alleviate at least some of that nuttiness with our amazing selection of craft beer, our carefully selected wines (most of which are in that $15 to $35 sweet spot) and our great array of artisanal spirits.

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Sauce Hound July Newsletter: Hot Picks For Cooling Off In Summer

Is there anything better than summer in Victoria? The weather’s great, there’s so much going on and the evening light seems to go on and on. It’s the best time to be outside on Vancouver Island, whether you’re on a patio, camping or out for a picnic. While our staff picks for July take all this into consideration, they are also a bit on the eclectic side—just like the staff who chose them.

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A Trio of Glendronach Single-Malt Whiskies

We’re not the biggest liquor store in Victoria, nor do we have the largest selection of spirits. But what we put on our shelves, we have carefully selected. We love this trio of Highland single malt whiskies from Glendronach. These three offerings give you different price points and ages, as well as styles. While these are all great, the 12-year Sauternes cask-aged is a real treat.

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Sauce Hound June Newsletter: Craft Spirits Are Big in BC

In Cocktails or On the Rocks
BC craft spirits are a great local choice
Craft beer is not the only beverage experiencing a revolution right now. There is an abundance of craft-made spirits—from Gin to Rye—being distilled right here in BC. We have an extensive selection of these small-batch, artisanal spirits currently in stock and are always looking for new producers.

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