Category Archives: John Gormley Live

Posts based on John Gormley’s conversations with Dr. Booze

Sloe Gin Rickey & a Negroni

For those listening to John Gormley live on June 7th Here are the two drinks I served him. Haskap Gin Rickey 50 mls LB Distillery Haskap Gin 1/2 Lime, juiced Club Soda to taste Negroni 30 ml Sweet Vermouth 30 … Continue reading

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The John Gormley Eggnog Recipe

As I said on the air today, I make this for myself using half the sugar, and skim milk. Dial in the variables to suit yourself. Also shaved dark chocolate on top is a nice touch. As is Fee Bros. … Continue reading

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Like all good cocktails, the Manhattan has a je ne sais quoi, an insouciance, a devil-may-care attitude about it. (It really was a great pick as the Mad Men cocktail.) It is also infinitely variable. The traditional recipe is: 1 … Continue reading

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Spicing it Up

I’m told the most popular drink of the moment is Captain Morgan Spiced Rum. I’m not much impressed by this drink – an amber rum sweetened with a lot of vanilla. There are huge numbers of competitors leaping into the … Continue reading

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Introducing the JG – a cocktail named for John Gormley

Allow me to introduce the cocktail I created in honour of John Gormley, the eponymous host of John Gormley Live. It’s sweet! It’s sour! It’s full of flavour! It’s intoxicating! And most of all it’s Canadian! 50 mls White Owl … Continue reading

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