The Dorian Hotel partners with Eau Claire Distillery

The Dorian, Autograph Collection in Calgary, Alta. has partnered with local distiller Eau Claire. The award-winning distillery will be providing the hotel with a selection of custom-distilled spirits that will satisfy guests with unique libations available exclusively at the Dorian.


At the helm, and the creative mind behind the extensive drink list is the Dorian’s newly appointed director of beverage and culinary experiences, Amrit Gill. Gill comes with 15 years of progressive restaurant, banquet, and bar experience in a variety of fast-paced, high-end environments. The Dorian is enthused for guests to come and enjoy an exceptional customer experience at all its dining offerings.

“The Dorian is looking forward to providing visitors and locals alike with an experience like no other,” said David Keam, general manager, The Dorian, Autograph Collection and Courtyard Calgary Downtown, Concord Hospitality. “Through this partnership, we are creating a unique spirit while supporting a local distillery. We want to celebrate the history and pay homage to Oscar Wilde’s infamous novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray while offering our guests an unforgettable stay once we open our doors this summer.”

The Dorian wishes to showcase the best of Calgary with its community-focused business model. The partnership with Eau Claire Distillery is integral to providing guests with an authentic taste of Calgary’s vibrant and diverse offerings.

Eau Claire Distillery, located in Turner Valley, Alberta, distills a variety of whiskies, gins, and vodkas, using only best-in-class ingredients and artisanal distilling methods to reveal distinctive flavours and unparalleled taste. The exclusive spirits being created for The Dorian will be announced in spring 2022.

“We are excited to distill an exciting new spirit for The Dorian for all to enjoy. This will add to the hotel’s essence of British whimsy and we cannot wait to transport guests into the days of Oscar Wilde with this hand-crafted spirit,” said Caitlin Quinn, master distiller, Eau Claire Distillery.

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