Archive of ‘Canadian whiskey’ category

Figure 8, Canadian whiskey cocktail

Here’s a take on an Old-Fashioned using Canadian whiskey (or whisky if you’re north of the border) and Pimm’s gin-based, herb-flavored mix. The grain-based blended spirits from Canada are lighter than bourbons and work easily with a range of mixers. Figure 8 2 ounces Canadian whiskey 1 ounce Pimm’s No. 1 Cup Slice of orange […]


Trois Rivières, riparian cocktail

This drink is named for a town on the banks of the St. Maurice River in Canada’s French-speaking Quebec Province. Hence the Canadian whiskey base and the French-made Dubonnet and Cointreau. Vive le Quebec libre! Trois Rivières 2 ounces Canadian whiskey 1/2 ounce Dubonnet Rouge 1 tablespoon Cointreau Pour all the ingredients into an ice-filled […]


Keystone, cocktail contest entry

This drink is My Daily Cocktails’ entry in the annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference. The recipe includes a custom-made grapefruit-tarragon flavored bitters, developed specifically for the competition. The Canadian whiskey and Lillet Rosé were chosen from the list of ingredients provided by William Grant & Sons, a conference sponsor. Keystone 2 ounces Gibson’s Canadian whiskey 1 […]