40 Pippin Road - Unit #9 - Vaughan, ON - 416-505-5964 - Copyright © 2017 Last Straw Distillery

CUSTOM CASK DISTILLING

ALL IN PRICING IS ESTIMATED AT CAD $45-55 PER 750 ML BOTTLE, HOWEVER
ACTUAL COST WILL VARY DEPENDING ON NUMEROUS FACTORS SUCH AS CASK STRENGTH, CASK TYPE, LENGTH OF AGING, AND BOTTLING STRENGTH.

BESPOKE SINGLE CASK WHISKY & RUM

It's like having your own distillery, only with better equipment, and without the worry of the police knocking down your door. Here's how it works:

  • You pay up front for distilling services, to cover the cost of making the spirit.

  • Choose your mash bill, cask, barrel char, and cask strength - which we're happy to help with

  • You can make the spirit yourself with our guidance, you can help us make the spirit, or we can make it for you - for any or all of the steps of mashing, stripping, finishing, diluting, and casking

  • We store and age the spirit, and you pay an annual fee for storage.

  • Each year on the anniversary of casking, we check on how it's progressing by doing a barrel pull and comparing it to last year's. You can be there, or we can mail it to you within Canada.

  • You decide when the spirit is ready, and what the bottling strength will be.

  • You can bottle it yourself, help us bottle it, or we can do it for you.

  • You buy the bottles from us at the LCBO minimum price for spirits ($27.85 / 750 ml in 2019)

Standard pricing is $3,200-$3,600 + HST per cask + $50 per year aging + LCBO minimum price per bottle, which includes:

  • All consulting services

  • All ingredients - grain, water, yeast, enzymes

  • All steps of production, including aging and bottling

  • Use of one of our standard 200 or 225 litre casks (once-used or re-charred), and re-casking if necessary or desired

  • Annual barrel pull

  • Dilution and bottling in our then-standard bottle, stopper, and label with your custom spirit name

  • LCBO lab testing fees

  • Finished spirit made available at 

Optional add-ons priced on a case-by-case basis include:

  • Non-standard casks, such as virgin oak, or finishing

  • Custom labels

  • Custom bottles, stoppers, and other packaging

  • Postage to mail annual barrel pulls

  • Keep the barrel

CASK SHARE PROGRAM

Buy in to a cask of spirits in 1/10 increments. Round up some spirit fanatic friends to share the journey with, or let us connect you with a group of folks who love spirits as much as you do. Here's how it works:

  • Choose what mash bill you'd like to invest in

  • You pay up front for your % of the distilling services, to cover the cost of making the spirit.

  • The group cooperates to choose the cask, barrel char, and cask strength - which we're happy to help with

  • The group can make the spirit with our guidance, can help us make the spirit, or we can make it for y'all - for any or all of the steps of mashing, stripping, finishing, diluting, and casking

  • We store and age the spirit, and you pay your % of the annual fee for storage.

  • Each year on the anniversary of casking, we check on how it's progressing by doing a barrel pull and comparing it to last year's. You can be there, or we can mail it to you within Canada.

  • The group decides when the spirit is ready, and what the bottling strength will be.

  • The group can bottle it, help us bottle it, or we can do it for you.

  • You buy your % of the finished bottles from us at the LCBO minimum price for spirits ($27.85 / 750 ml in 2019)

Standard pricing is $3,200-$3,600 + HST per cask + $50 per year aging + LCBO minimum price per bottle, broken into 1/10 increments, which includes:

  • All consulting services

  • All ingredients - grain, water, yeast, enzymes

  • All steps of production, including aging and bottling

  • Use of one of our standard 200 or 225 litre casks (once-used or re-charred), and re-casking if necessary or desired

  • Annual barrel pull

  • Dilution and bottling in our then-standard bottle, stopper, and label with your custom spirit name

  • LCBO lab testing fees

  • Finished spirit made available at 

Optional add-ons priced on a case-by-case basis include:

  • Non-standard casks, such as virgin oak, or finishing

  • Custom labelsbottles, stoppers, and other packaging (the whole cask must be packaged the same)

  • Postage to mail annual barrel pulls (on an individual basis)

  • Keep the barrel