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Agave Cocktails: Beyond Margaritas

Unique Agave Cocktails

Are you tired of the same old margarita every time you go out for drinks? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered with some delicious and refreshing agave cocktails that will elevate your drinking game. Agave-based spirits, such as tequila and mezcal, are becoming increasingly popular in the cocktail scene, and for good reason.…

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Cocktail Creation: Mixology Tips and Recipes

Cocktail Creation

Cocktails are a staple at any social gathering, adding an element of sophistication and fun to any event. But have you ever wondered how those delicious drinks are created? The answer lies in mixology, the art of crafting cocktails. With the right techniques and ingredients, anyone can become a skilled mixologist and impress their friends…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Acquiring the Taste of Beer

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Welcome to YQR Distillery, your gateway to the world of beer in the heart of Saskatchewan, Canada! For many, acquiring a taste for beer is a delightful journey of exploration and discovery. Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of brews or looking to expand your palate, this blog will guide you through the process…

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Vintage Brandy: A Sophisticated Spirit Crafted to Perfection

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Vintage brandy is an exquisite spirit that has captivated connoisseurs for centuries. This timeless beverage is crafted from the finest grapes and aged to perfection, creating a complex flavor that is beloved worldwide. From its rich history to its sophisticated flavors, vintage brandy offers a luxurious drinking experience that will delight even the most discerning…

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Savour the Best: Top Canadian Vodka Brands at YQR Distillery

Canadian vodka brands have come a long way in terms of quality and taste. YQR Distillery carries some of the best Canadian vodka brands available, including our own brand, the French Laundry. Whether you’re looking for a smooth and mellow sipping vodka or something to mix into your favourite cocktail, YQR Distillery has something for…

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New product is coming

Keep your eye out in the near future for our limited edition Golden Stag Rye Whisky.  The first release, a 5 year old selection (Barrel #1) is a bit peppery, mellowed by some soft vanilla notes with a little toffee and a hint of lemon-candy.  The finish is moderately long with a medium complexity, leaving…

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5 Low Sugar Vodka Cocktails to Keep You Refreshed This Summer

Low Sugar Vodka Cocktails

Nothing beats an ice-cold cocktail on a hot summer day! If you’re looking to stay refreshed while also watching your sugar intake, low sugar vodka cocktails are the perfect option. With their refreshing and delicious taste, these low sugar vodka cocktails will keep you cool and energized throughout the summer. From classic vodka sodas to…

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What is an off-sale liquor store?

off-sale liquor store

If you’ve ever wondered what an off-sale liquor store is, you’ve come to the right place. An off-sale liquor shop is a licensed establishment, such as a retail store or a general store, where you can purchase liquor but are not allowed to consume it on the premise where sold. In other words, it’s a…

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How to recognize a good vodka from a bad one

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When it comes to choosing a good vodka, it can be difficult to determine the difference between good and bad. But with the right knowledge and criteria, you can easily recognize a good one from a bad one. In this blog post, we will provide you with information on how to differentiate between a good…

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Frost Regina Is Coming Soon

It’s time to get frosty! Advanced FROST @REAL all-inclusive passes are now on sale here: Save money by buying your pass in advance! Adult Advance: $17 Youth/Senior Advance: $10 Frost Pass & Gear: $35 Visit for more details on FROST @REAL. We can’t wait to see you Feb. 3-12, 2023!

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We Are Here With You

It should not come as a surprise that this time of year can be taxing–not only on our wallets, for sure, and our bodies — with the cold, wintery weather — but also on our mental health.  Please take some time during the busy holiday season, and throughout the whole year, to take care of…

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All About Beer Facts – 6 Fun Facts That Are All About Beer!

Beer Facts Ahh, beer. If you’re a beer drinker, you’re probably reading this and just thinking about how your favourite time to drink a beer is after work on a Friday. Or maybe you’re thinking about your favourite beer and how good it would taste. Beer is a wonderful invention, but there might be a…

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How to Find Your Favourite Beer on the Menu

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Finding Your Favourite Beer If you’re a beer drinker, you probably have a favourite beer. But how did you come to like that beer? And how can you find other beers that you might like? There are a few different ways to go about finding your favourite beer. 1. Try, Try and Try Some More…

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YQR Distillery Construction Kick off

We began our search for a new location in 2018 and have finally found our new home. Take a look into our new facility as Adam Sperling, CEO and director of Sperling Silver Distillery, soon to be YQR Distillery, takes you on a tour.

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YQR Distillery Announces Construction Of New Facility In Real

The new facility will include a state-of-the-art distillery and brewery with a restaurant, a tasting room, a distillery bar, an interior and exterior patio, event and banquet space and a teach kitchen. It will also house a liquor store, a barrel-aging facility and a section for warehousing and distribution. YQR Distillery is a new…

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Beer – Draft, Craft, Domestic and Imported

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Draft Beer – What is it and Where’s it From Beer of the draft is beer that comes directly from the tap, or the keg in originality. This type is usually going to be served at a cooler temperature than other beers. Draft should be thought of as a cloud over top of all the…

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Hard Seltzers – What are They and What’s With all the Popularity

A Hard Seltzers Hard seltzers have recently become the ultimate drinks for those looking to have something tasty, easy and fun. The popularity they’ve established has been quick and exponential compared to many other categories of alcohol. But those who may not be quite on board (or those who have never even tried them) might…

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Sperling Silver’s Golden Tip on How to Taste a Good Whiskey

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Sperling Silver in Regina shows you the best way to drink a good whiskey There’s no better way to enjoy a good whiskey than mixed with Coke (or Pepsi), am I right? WRONG! For some of us, there’s not much more “science” behind enjoying a good whiskey than simply mixing it with a bit of pop and…

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Summer Cocktails with CTV Regina

Our President and CEO, Adam Sperling had a very early start yesterday showing Live on Location Reporter Jaden Lee-Lincoln from CTV News Regina around the distillery. We made some refreshing summer cocktails on-air which showcased a number of our award-winning products including French Laundry Vodka. Jaden asked us to spill the beans on our new…

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Cocktail List: Here’s a list of some of our favourite cocktails.

Winter Cocktail Recipes Here are some wonderful winter cocktails to make the season magical. They are some of the best, and simplest, warm winter drink recipes from Sperling Silver, that will keep you toasty as you enjoy the season! 1. Spiked Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate This recipe is super simple, and perfect for those winter…

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The Origins of Vodka: Russia v.s. Poland

The Traditions and Origins of Vodka For centuries there has been strong arguments from both Poland and Russia over who discovered vodka. Canada’s first vodka came from Poland, but now, Sperling Silver in Regina is producing the best vodka available in Regina. That being said, neither have proof that they created this popular drink. They…

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Distilling Liquor – A Simple Guide to Distill Your Own Liquor

Distilling Liquor Have you ever bought some sort of alcoholic drink and wondered to yourself, how do you make liquor? Well, the truth is liquor and spirits require a very meticulous process for manufacturing. It should be noted right away that this is a different process than brewing beer and requires different equipment and techniques.…

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Making Beer – Understanding How The Professionals Do It

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Making Beer Making beer is a very specific process and requires great attention to detail. It should be noted that this article is strictly for enjoyment purpose and not a guide to home brewing. If you’re looking to make your own beer at home, it would be best to consult a professional and always ensure…

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic And YQR Distillery Explore Learning Opportunities For School Of Hospitality And Tourism Students

New collaboration focuses on training to meet labour market needs December 9, 2021 – A new collaboration between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and YQR Distillery will explore hands-on learning opportunities for students at the Regina distillery’s soon-to-open restaurant, commercial production kitchen and teaching labs, tasting room, hospitality suites, tap house, wine bar, brewing and distilling and research …

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Vodka Production: Walking Through The Art Of Making Vodka.

Vodka Production 101. How Vodka Is Made? The first step of vodka production. What is Vodka? Vodka is a neutral spirit that does not has any aroma, flavour, colour, or character. Vodka can be produced from any raw material. While, most commonly, vodka is prepared from grains( barley, wheat, rye, or corn) or potatoes which…

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Liquor – What Canadians Like To Drink And Why

Liquor Market in Canada Liquor, as we know, has gained lots of popularity to the country of Canada over many years. Canadians like to enjoy their liquor, whether on a casual, social or organized fashion. What many don’t realize is that Canada has many different preferences of what they like to drink, when they like…

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