In a martini or on rocks. Perfection.
South Sister Gin

South Sister Gin is a small batch, craft gin that brings you a unique blend of an exceptional citrus forward London dry base and notes of handpicked Juniper, Desert Sage and Ponderosa Pine Pods indigenous to Central Oregon.

Classic London Dry base, with attenuated citrus and spice, and mild earthy botanical notes.

South Sister Gin tastes just like Central Oregon smells! While it makes the perfect martini, it’s so smooth and you can even drink it straight on the rocks with a twist of lime.

86.5 Proof. 43.25% ABV. 750 mL.

Estimated LCBO price per bottle$83.00

Case of 12

Pricing Policy : All prices are per bottle and are our best estimates. Pricing could change due to the currency fluctuations and/or LCBO policy changes at any time without notice. All the prices included the LCBO taxes, markup and any required duties or currency conversions. Licensee pricing does not include HST. Bottle deposit is additional to Licensees.

Ordering & Shipment : Whisky Quarterly Ontario is not allowed to sell beverage alcohol but may arrange for purchases from the LCBO on the customer’s behalf. Spirits are available to purchases only in a case lots.

Recipes with South Sister Gin



  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. South Sister Gin
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth


  • Orange half-wheel

Stir and serve on the rocks.

Citrus Spice


  • 1 1/2 oz. South Sister Gin
  • Juice of 1/2 an Orange
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lemon
  • Spiced Apple Cider
  • Splash of Soda Water
  • Muddled Fennel


  • Orange Peel or Lemon Peel

Muddle fennel and place in glass over ice. Shake Gin, orange juice and lemon juice over ice. Fill glass with ice and strain drink into glass. Top with Spiced Apple Cider and a splash of soda water and then gently stir. Garnish with orange peel or lemon peel.



  • 1 oz. South Sister Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Honey Simple Syrup
  • 8 drops of Portland Bitters Project – Woodland Bitters
  • 6 oz. Cava
  • Lemon Twist, thin


  • Lemon Twist, Thin

Shake first four ingredients just to combine and cool. Strain into a glass, top with Cava and express with a lemon twist.

The Classic Martini


  • 4 Parts South Sister Gin
  • 1 Part Dry Vermouth


  • Green Olive

Pour all ingredients into mixing glass over ice and stir well. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Squeeze lemon peel over the drink, discard. Garnish with one green olive.

Special Variations

  • Churchill – A Martini with no vermouth. Basically cold gin in a glass. Legend has it Churchill would “look in the direction of France” and that would be plenty of vermouth.
  • Roosevelt – Two olives instead of one. Even number of olives is considered bad luck by some.
  • Dirty Martini – Add olive brine to taste.
  • Burnt Martini – Uses scotch instead of vermouth.
  • Buckeye – Martini with a black olive.
  • Gibson – Martini with an onion instead of an olive.
  • Vesper Martini – Also called a 007, James Bond’s martini. 3 parts Gin, 1 part Vodka, 1/2 part Lillet, lemon twist, shaken, not stirred.
Buck Norris


  • 1 1/2 oz. South Sister Gin
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup*
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • Soda Water


  • Orange slice and maraschino cherry

Shake Gin, Simple Syrup and Lemon Juice over ice. Fill Collins glass with ice and strain drink into glass. Top with soda water and gently stir. Garnish with orange slice and maraschino cherry.

The PDP Martini Ideal


  • 2 oz. South Sister Gin
  • 2 oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 1 dash of Portland Bitters Project – Aromatic Bitters
  • Lemon twist, thin


  • Green Olive or
  • An actual Lemon Peel

Pour the first three ingredients into mixing glass over ice and stir to chill thoroughly. Strain into a classic V martini glass, express lemon twist and garnish with a green olive.

Lost Love


  • 2 1/2 oz. South Sister Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Amaro Meletti
  • 2 dashes of Portland Bitters Project – Cacao Bitters
  • Fancy Cherry


  • Fancy Cherry

Pour the first three ingredients into mixing glass over ice and stir thoroughly. Strain into chilled cocktail glass and sink the fancy cherry in.

What makes South Sister Gin so good?

South Sister Gin, Botanicals

The Botanicals

Starting with a Classic London Dry base, with attenuated citrus and spice, and mild earthy botanical notes. Cascade Street Distillery’s botanicals include handpicked juniper, handpicked desert sage, handpicked ponderosa pine pods, coriander, orris root, angelica root, cardamom, liquorice root, grains of paradise and citrus peel.

Broken Top Bourbon, the water

The Water

Cascade Street Distillery’s blend with this base our pristine mountain spring water, bringing you a delicious gin that is exceptionally well-rounded. From the first sip to the clean and fresh botanical finish, your palate will explore all that the high desert has to offer.

South Sister Gin, Sage

The Sage

Sage gives a garden fresh bouquet with a hint of citrus; the pine pod’s sugary sap water creates a unique and intense pine flavor with a sweet citrusy aftertaste. The slight golden hue is the result of these all-natural ingredients sourced from Central Oregon’s high desert.