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Monarque Whisky

The North honours the South.

MONARQUE is an experimental batch using an old bourbon sourmash technique creating a whisky rich in fruit flavours. We blended our six year old corn and four grain whiskies with this unique distillate to create a beautifully complex product.



We're located in the heart of the city on the historic Lachine Canal. Tours are offered on Saturday all year long and we add Sunday tours during the busy summer season. We look forward to seeing you.

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Our spirits are handcrafted using the best locally farmed grains and foraged botanicals. We express the captivating flavours of our region and marry them with intriguing ingredients sourced from around the world. The only Canadian distillery awarded Gold Outstanding at London's International Wine and Spirits Competition.





Proudly the first grain-to-bottle distillery in Québec and winner of the best provincial producer as voted by the food and beverage industry. Founded by Paul Cirka assisted by Québec's best female master distiller, Isabelle Rochette.


"there aren't enough words to describe how great this tour is. I came here with my husband on his birthday and it was every thing I imagined and more. If you're visiting Montreal your visit isn't complete without a tour of this distillery" - Aisha B.

Experience the passion behind our spirits for yourself and book a distillery tour. Consider booking your next corporate event or private party with us.


Impress yourself and your friends with great cocktails. Our recipes are created by some of Montreal's best mixologists yet are still easy to master at home. Contact us to join one of our Master Classes or book yourself into our Mixology Classes. Explore. Experiment. Enjoy!


Chrissy W.

So much fun! I learned so much about distilling and what separates CIRKA from the rest; definitely appreciate craft spirits way more. Recommended to anyone who wants to try phenomenal spirits!

George L.

Wonderful and educational. The gin is phenomenal.

Tori E.

Incredible! They work together as a family. This peek inside their distillery was fantastic.

Lucy W.

Amazing! Best experience.

Victoria M.

If you are in Montreal you have to book this tour. Interesting company history. Friendly team. Come prepared to fall in love with their products.

Nick S.

Worth the adventure. Great experience.

Fat and Funny

They deliver on all levels. Very LGBTQ friendly.

Sasha Z.

Excellent tasting. They work hard to make the best spirits.

Kaylee S.

A great way to start a weekend. Learned a lot and could taste the quality of the products. A unique experience off the beaten path.

Melanie-M S.

Sean was amazing, detailed and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this tasting.

Roy H.

Great experience. Very good whisky and gin. Glad we did it!

Malerie R.

My favorite part was definitely the gin and whiskey tasting. They care about the product they produce!

Kyle S.

As a whisky fanatic I can tell you CIRKA is amazing. Quality product. Must see.

James A.

Definitely a must when visiting Montreal. This distillery was absolutely charming.

Sean T.

This tour was amazing. Sean was knowledgeable and the tasting was wonderful. I’d do it again anytime.