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Category: Cocktails

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

Last month, I was celebrating #cheersCanada150 by writing posts on Canadian things, places, events and foods. Last week, I wrote about a small, proudly Canadian company in Calgary called Black Cloud Bitters. Missed it? You can check it out here. As promised, this week, just in […]

Bitter(s) in Calgary

Bitter(s) in Calgary

In my past posts, you have often heard me go on about my love for  #getbitter with Amaro. Well now I have a new bitter love in my life and that is Bitters. While I may not be able to sip them straight or on ice after […]

Yahoo! Stampede Cocktails

Yahoo! Stampede Cocktails

We are now in the last few days of Stampede! Wow, that went by quickly! This weekend will be the rodeo and chuckwagon finals! Sunday, July 167th will see who walks away with the money and the bragging rights for another year! Since we’ve talked about Stampede and […]

#CheersCanada150

#CheersCanada150

July 1, 2017 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada! Happy Birthday Canada! This Saturday, there will be fireworks, festivals and parties to celebrate. Things might get loud! Since July 1 is a Saturday, we lucky Canadians will get Monday off work! (Yippee!!). […]

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

What is better than tomorrow being a Friday? Tomorrow is also National Fudge Day! Yet another day that, although you still have to go to work, you have a reason to celebrate! The first-documented mention of fudge was in a letter written in 1886 by […]

Cheers for Chartreuse!

Cheers for Chartreuse!

So you (hopefully) read Monday’s post called Chartreuse with Envy and have gone out and acquired a bottle (or two) of Chartreuse! Congrats! Cheers! Now the age-old question, what do I do with this? A popular favourite of cocktailers is The Last Word. If you […]