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Basement mixologist essentials meets connoisseur-approved vintages. Vodka. Rum. Gin. Whisky. Tequila. Boring? Never.

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Vin Bin

Vin Bin

Our Vin Bin program gives you sommelier-curated spirits, every month. Feel fancy and trick people into thinking you really know your stuff.

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Services

Wine tastings are cool, but have you ever been to a whisky tasting? It doesn’t get any more awesome than sommelier-led spirit sampling events at Co-op.

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Calgary’s Widest Spirits Selection

Now That’s the Spirit!

Maybe you tried mescal down in Mexico, or had an unbelievable cocktail at a new restaurant in town. All you know is that it was amazing, and you want to recreate it at home. Don’t sweat! Our sommeliers can help you find what you’re looking for, or suggest good alternatives if we don’t stock it. There’s a good chance we stock it, though.

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Awesome Spirits Every Month

Vin Bin

Ever stand in a liquor store and genuinely have no idea what you want? It’s a common problem faced by thousands of shoppers every day. But thanks to our Vin Bin program, our sommeliers will meet with you to determine your taste and budget, then hand-pick products delivered every month to your very own in-store cabinet. Save your indecision for standing in front of the fridge late at night—we’ll handle your spirits purchase for you.

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World of Whisky

Tucked away in a world of skyscrapers in the heart of downtown Calgary is the World of Whisky. No, it’s not a law office or ad agency. It’s one of the only whisky stores in North America. Here, you’ll find over 1100 varieties from every corner of the globe.

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Co-op Spirits

All of our store brand spirits offer premium product at an excellent price. What’s your excuse for paying more? Yeah, we thought so.

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Bundaberg Rum & Baileys Irish Cream

Need a refreshing summer pick me up? We're loving this iced coffee that you can have as-is—or add a little pick me up to it! It blends up great with Australian Bundaberg Rum and Baileys. To make the iced coffee: dissolve a heaped teaspoon and a half of instant coffee and 1 tsp brown sugar in about 3 tbsp of hot water. Pour in 3/4 C cold 2% milk and chill; this is your iced coffee base. When you're ready to serve, fill a Collins glass with ice and add ¾ oz of Baileys Irish Cream and ½ oz of Bunderberg Rum. Stir in your iced coffee base and—if you're feeling decadent, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and a shake of cocoa powder. Serve with a long handled spoon to enjoy intensely & immensely. Alternatively you can use Appleton’s Rum.

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Last Best Gin

Last Best Gin

Summer is the season of the gin & tonic, but gin is great in many more cocktails and summer sips; the French 75 or the...

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Cocktails for Canada Day

Cocktails for Canada Day

Canada Day is right around the corner, but the coronavirus pandemic is still in the back of our minds, and physical distancing guidelines are in...

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Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

Hidden in a low key industrial area in Calgary’s Bonnybrook-Alyth area in the city’s southeast is the largest distiller in the province.

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