Sazerac

Sazerac

Although it sounds like an ‘in your face’ drink, the Sazerac is as much about aroma as it is about taste. The absinthe lined glass and lemon twist are herbaceous and fresh while the rye adds spiciness making it a level and highly enjoyable tipple. The Sazerac itself is elegantly simple. It contains few, good quality ingredients and a ritual of preparation that borders on the reverent.

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Canada Day Sangria

Canada Day Sangria

Happy Canada Day fellow Canucks! To celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday I mixed up a batch of good ol’ sangria with a Canadian twist! What makes it Canadian you say? Well, I’m glad you asked! In this brew I used 100 per cent VQA Canadian wine (hey, Canada has some great wine!), some tart seasonal fruit and of course Canadian whisky – and it’s whisky without an ‘e’ so its legit Canadian, eh!

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