5 Canada-Inspired Cocktails For Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday
Break out that ole’ maple syrup because we are about to get thirsty with these Canadian-themed drinks!
1) The Mirepoix Experience
2 oz Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin
- 0.5 oz Cointreau
- 1.75 oz Spiced Mirepoix Tincture
- 0.5 oz Ginger Syrup
- 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
- 2 dashes Bittercube Orange Bitters
Place all ingredients in to a shaker. Add ice, and shake. Double strain into a chilled coupe.
2) Rose Sapsucker
- 1 oz Dillon’s Rose Gin
- 2 oz Sapsucker Maple Water
Rim the glass with lemon rind, add the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Strain and garnish with lemon.
3) Georgian Pie
- 1 oz. Collingwood Whisky
- 1 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 oz. Lavender simple syrup
- 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
- 1 egg white
In a shaker, add all ingredients and shake 10 seconds. Strain into glass filled with ice.
4) Canadian Old Fashioned
Canadians are known for their rye-based spirits so obviously we had to include a rye whisky cocktail.
- 2 oz Canadian Club 100% Rye
- 0.5 oz Maple Syrup
- 2 Dashes Cherry Bitters
Stir with ice in a mixing glass for 30 seconds
Pour into a Rocks glass over 1 large ice ball / cube
Garnish with a cinnamon stick rubbed around inside rim of glass
5) Siempre Vida Rosa
Featuring the first 100% Canadian-owned tequila, you’ll be living the vida loca this long weekend with this citrus-y hibiscus cocktail!
- 1 oz Siempre Tequila
- 2.5 oz Hibiscus Cordial
- 1 oz Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
- Hibiscus and Himalayan Pink Salt Rim
In a shaker, add all ingredients and shake 10 seconds. Strain into chilled glass.