With Grand Opening of King’s Lock Craft Distillery, Ontario’s craft distillery scene continues to grow

With Grand Opening of King’s Lock Craft Distillery, Ontario’s craft distillery scene continues to grow

Thursday August 25, 2016

Johnstown, ON—King’s Lock Craft Distillery, a new craft distillery located in Johnstown, 5 Newport Drive, is announcing that its Opening Ceremony is taking place today, August 25, 2016, at 11 am.

The ceremony will feature a short ribbon cutting dedication and a guided tour of the stills that will explain how spirits are made. King’s Lock owners, invited guests, the Mayor of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal and King’s Lock Craft Distillery’s environmental partner, Bullfrog Power, will be on hand for the event. In addition, sample tastings will be offered to attendees after the opening dedications. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

“We are excited to have established our business in the community and hope to contribute to the tourism sector for the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville,” said Laura Bradley, Co-owner, King’s Lock Craft Distillery. “We believe that small batch distilling produces a quality product based on the dedication and attention given to each run.”

King’s Lock is a small batch craft distillery focused on the production of organic spirits and dedicated to sustainable and green principles. The company sources all of the grains it uses locally, only uses certified organic ingredients and has implemented a number of environmental initiatives, including:

  • a water recycling program;
  • grain mash recycling for use in cattle feed, fertilizer and more;
  • installation of energy efficient LED lighting; and
  • choosing both green electricity and green natural gas with Bullfrog Power.

“By choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power, King’s Lock Craft Distillery is reducing its environmental impact and helping to support the development of new community-based renewable energy projects across Canada,” said Anthony Santilli, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Bullfrog Power.

About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of individuals and businesses in Canada are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power. Sign up easily, quickly and affordably at bullfrogpower.com.

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About King’s Lock Craft Distillery
King’s Lock was named in honor of the river rapids and large lock system that started near Johnstown (Lock 27 & 28 west of Cardinal) enabling early travel along the St. Lawrence River. The King’s Locks contributed to the settlement of Upper Canada and are a part of Canada’s rich history. All of King’s Lock Craft Distillery’s spirits have been named for a tale of the St. Lawrence, sharing sharing the country’s past with its customers. kingslockcraftdistillery.com

Contact Bullfrog Power
Jon McKay
Corporate Communications Manager
416.360.3464 ext 239

Contact King’s Lock Craft Distillery
Laura Bradley