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“The Scientist” - Single Malt Whisky - PRESALE LOTTERY SYSTEM | 750ml | Burwood Distillery

Now in this first limited release (only 100 bottles Canada-wide), we hope it will be enjoyed during the moments in life that deserve to be marked with stories of your own. The triumphs and celebrations, and the everyday victories. Reward yourself by raising a glass. Grown, fermented, distilled, and bottled in Calgary, Alberta, this complex Single Malt offers the familiar and comforting flavours of chocolate and baking spices, making for a spirit that’s smooth, robust and warm.

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“The Scientist” - Single Malt Whisky - PRESALE LOTTERY SYSTEM | 750ml | Burwood Distillery

From our distillery to your door.
Joshua Davis
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Delicious spirits, always something new they're cooking up so keep your eye out. Kind staff, best conversation I've had in a long time, couldn't reccomend enough.
Lee Foreman
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Be sure to try the Honey Liqueur Medica, oh so good over ice.
James Beggs
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Absolutely a gorgeous gin....smooth, delicious, I want another. Delighted to know it's from Calgary.......Keep it up ladies and gentlemen from Burwood.
Niel L
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We have a small obsession with this place. Since discovering Burwood Distillery, we have bought at least one bottle of everything they have put out.
Lauren Bergeson
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Delicious products with lovely service. The vodka and the barrel aged honey liqueur must be tried. Kitchen and dine in is currently closed to follow Covid regulations.
Claudius du Plooy
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Burwood's line-up of products is growing and they are all delicious! The drinks and food never dissapoint! Most of all, the team is fun and great to deal with!
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Burwood is my go-to for casual drinks and snacks on the weekend. I can't wait to try the kambucha series!
Joe Turner
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The hopped gin is amazing. Goes great with ginger ale. I highly recommend stopping by and supporting this distillery. You won't regret having a good drink to end the long day.



HURRY! The first distillery batch in 2021 SOLD OUT in 20 minutes, and Batch #2 only has 100 bottles available for pre-sale!

Our team of Master Distillers are delighted to announce the return of this beautiful single malt whisky.

From humble beginnings, our Scientist whisky started out as a passion project in 2017, with our team wanting to see something complex, delicious, and accessible. Since its first release in 2021, it has been internationally recognized at top Spirit Competitions across the World, winning:

  • Double Gold at the 2022 Sip Awards
  • Gold at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • Bronze at the 2022 Canadian Whisky Awards

The Scientist will impress you with comforting notes of chocolate and baking spices, appealing to both connoisseurs and those new to the whisky category. It takes the crown for best whisky of the year thanks to its character and complexity, daring to explore new horizons and doing so very successfully.

As mentioned there are only 100 signed bottles of The Scientist available for pre-sale and due to increased demand, we have instituted a Whisky Lottery system!


Rules of the Lottery

  1. If you are interested in pre-purchasing a bottle of our fine whisky (ONLY 100 bottles available at the distillery) You will need to enter the lottery by filling out the form below!
  2. If you are one of the lucky names drawn to be eligible for pre-sale, you will be able to collect your bottle the week of June 13th, so you will have your bottle in time for Father’s Day. Our team will contact you via email/phone and you will have 48 hours to confirm.
Must do so before June 6th to get into the lottery for a bottle!


We appreciate your unwavering support since we started, and we hope you enjoy this fine whisky as much as we do.

Good luck and please enjoy our spirits responsibly!

We appreciate your unwavering support since we started, and we hope you enjoy this fine whisky as much as we do!
Good luck and always remember to please enjoy our spirits responsibly!

This Whisky is a time capsule. It’s been patiently aging in oak barrels since 2017, while the world and our distillery changed around it. Now in this second limited release, we hope it will be enjoyed during the moments in life that deserve to be marked with stories of your own. The triumphs and celebrations, and the everyday victories. Reward yourself by raising a glass.

Grown, fermented, distilled, and bottled in Calgary, Alberta.

Tasting Notes

Smooth. Robust. Warm.
Flavours reminiscent of cinnamon, chocolate, and coffee offer a smooth but complex tasting profile with extra depth. This is the perfect sipping whisky, aged to perfection. 
Distillers tasting notes:  On the nose, maple and toasted banana. On the palate, vanilla, baking spices, caramel and sweet cigar smoke.


– Over ice

– To surprise and delight the whisky lover in your life

– To add to your ultra exclusive collection

and most importantly, enjoyed discussing life’s “grains of truth”

The Scientist Whisky. Must be of legal drinking age to purchase. 750 mL Bottle Size.

    • Whisky
    • 53.2% ABV


If you’d still like to get a bottle, you may try one of our retail partners (if there are any left in stock). Please see the list of our retail partners in the description below.

Retail Partners:

Willow Park WInes and Spirits
J Webb 17th
All Highlanders/Bin 905
Craft Cellars
Rocky Mountain Wines and Spirits
Riverfront Wines and Spirits
Kensignton Wine Market
World of Whisky by Coop
Silver Springs
Sobeys Strathmore
Sobeys Tuscany
Safeway South Trail
Safeway Mission
Safeway Shawnessy
Safeway Thorncliffe
Sobeys Cochrane
Sobeys Royal Oak
Safeway Townsquare (Cochrane)
All Wine and Beyonds
Whisky Drop
Keg n Cork
Sherbrooke Liquor
Crossroads Liquor
All wine and beyonds
Other Alberta
Andrew Hilton Wines (Lethbridge)
All wine and beyonds

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Weight 1.5 kg

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Burwood Distillery originated as a vision to celebrate Alberta’s agriculture by handcrafting world-class spirits from local ingredients. It has evolved to become a destination for new world spins on classic old-world styles.

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