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The Blood Clot

Need a Canadian Halloween Cocktail? Here’s one with solid Sask cred. Pour ginger beer in a tall glass (the better to see the clot). Add a jigger of rye. And then dribble in a half jigger of haskap liqueur. The … 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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Rider Pride Punch!

Okay so here’s a drink that should help see all melonheads through the gut churning of this year’s Grey Cup. 1 watermelon 2 limes White Owl Whisky Mint Orange Bitters Buy a pack of fresh mint from the supermarket, and … Continue reading

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The Strawberry Daiquiri

It being that time of year, I made a genuine strawberry daiquiri. This isn’t the travesty you likely get in most bars. Like all good drinks it’s dead easy to make, taking about 3 minutes start to finish. The key … Continue reading

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The Perfect Cocktail

If you really want to make a cocktail (‘martini’ in the current parlance) that stands out, you’ve got to get away from gimmicky liquor (goldschlager anyone?) and alco-milkshakes. These appeal to the adolescent drinker with their undeveloped craving for sweets … Continue reading

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