Recipes

Exploring Canada with Cocktails; Special Coast to Coast episode with CTV’s The Social

OH CANADA, our home of delicious drinks (say this again to the rhythm of our anthem)! Yes, I went there. But I love this country, as much as I love Liquid Culture, which as you can image, is A LOT! I can’t thank my parents enough for immigrating here, and being able to call this beautiful country home. So this time around, I wanted to show you what this country has to offer when it comes to some outstanding spirits. Ready to explore with me?

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Exploring Canada with Cocktails: British Columbia’s Empress Gin Grapefruit Cider Cocktail

Our first stop in our adventure across Canada, we explore the history and unique spirits B.C. has to offer. Created in honour of Canada Day and for my special segment with CTV’s The Social, this VERY simple cocktail uses one of my favourite Canadian Gins called Empress! See how I combine this amazing Gin with Grower’s Grapefruit Cider and honey below.

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Exploring Canada with Cocktails: Alberta’s Eau Claire Very Berry Cocktail

On a special segment with the ladies from CTV’s The Social, we are exploring some of the unique Canadian Spirits Canada has to offer. Of them is this special Barley-based spirit from Alberta called the Prickly Pear Equinox. Most similar to vodka, you’re going to love this berry cocktail, infusing a Canadian favourite of mine, the Haskap Berry! Want to know how to shake up this recipe? Head below for details!

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Exploring Canada with Cocktails: Ontario Rye Strawberry Cocktail

On a special segment with the ladies from The Social, we explore some of the unique Canadian Spirits we should be proud of for Canada Day. We land in Ontario and go back to our micro-distilling roots with a special Rye from Collingwood. We’ve shaken up a delicious cocktail using Strawberries, honey and some bubbly!

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Exploring Canada with Cocktails: Newfoundland Screech Rum Cocktail

Our last stop on my tour across Canada is Newfoundland! This special episode with CTV’s The Social had us exploring unique Canadian spirits and there isn’t anything quite as iconic as Screech Rum in Newfoundland! I created a delicious, tropical cocktail made with Screech Rum, Pineapple and Ginger Beer for the ladies on CTV’s The Social. Curious about the recipe? Make sure to follow the instructions below!

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Apricot Whiskey and Coconut Sorbet

#IceCreamSundazeee is BACK and I can’t tell you HOW excited I am to share this season’s first creation. I’ll admit, I was fairly intimidated at first, but once I got into a rhythm, I remembered just how EASY it is to make ice creams at home. This time around, Apricot’s have been all over the market, and I decided to whip up something sophisticated for summer. Combining Cream of Coconut, Whiskey, Peaches and Dried Apricots, you’ll be obsessed with making more delicious boozy sorbets at home!

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Bright Peach & Lemon Aperitivo Spritz

With patios slowly opening up here in Toronto, it’s got me thinking about my favourite patio imbibes. I definitely have a few must-have cocktails in mind, but I wanted to know what my community loves to sip on a deck. So I put it to a vote, and the results were AMAZING. Plus, with patio sipping, easy to make cocktails is a requirement and this is just that. Curious what the results were for this week’s #DrinkYourGram? Well make sure to read on below for details!

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#PridePour Rainbow Porthole Infused Cocktail – Tequila, Strawberry Mint

Today I’m celebrating the most important people in my life with this unique #PridePour using the Porthole Infuser. In honour of both my best friend and my mother’s birthday, I’ve created this Rainbow inspired Porthole Infused cocktail that I know they’d love (so I’m sure you will too!)

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Pina Colada and Strawberry Campari Freezie

It’s the FIRST OFFICIAL DAY of Summer here in Ontario, and I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this boozy freezie treat! Creating delicious Boozy Freezie recipes (say that 10 times fast) has been on my bucket list for the longest time! Now that I’ve finally been more organized with my time, I was able to do a bit of research and experimenting. THE RESULT is this amazing summer treat combining Rum, fresh Pineapples and Coconuts with a Strawberry Campari blend. You’re going to LOVE this Pina Colada mix, and you can bet you’ll find more Boozy Freezie treats later this summer!

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Papa Bear Whiskey Cocktail – Celebrating Father’s Day with a Easy Drinking Cocktail

For today’s #DrinkYourGram, I wanted to learn all about your dads! With Father’s Day this weekend, I figured this would be a great chance to shake up something for the Father Figure in your life to make their day extra special. So I asked you all sorts of questions, what they like, what they don’t like, and this cocktail is the result! Combining some Single Barrel Jack Daniels, with refreshing Grapefruit, Cocchi Rosa and Ginger Beer, this is the ultimate easy treat for Papa Bear.

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