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Tag: Cocktails

Thank You, Coffee!

Thank You, Coffee!

Last week, I wrote a post about coffee and its history for International Coffee Day. Missed it? You can read it here. The Italians love their caffè. They also like caffè corretto, which is an expression I love. The coffee is “corrected” by adding a shot […]

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

Hard to believe that we’ll be saying goodbye to summer and hello to back-to-school! Summer seems to have gone by quicker than usual! Here’s hoping for a nice long Indian summer with warm days and mild nights. This is the last long weekend of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]