What’s Karen Drinking – The Holland House Cocktail

Mixing Up The Holland House Cocktail Our pal Karen is at it again and mixed up The Holland House Cocktail. She’s part Dutch and this drink is in honour of the Dutch side of her family. This drink uses Genever which is a Dutch spirit that is a predecessor to gin and created prior to the…

What’s Karen Drinking – The Sidecar

Karen’s Mixing Up The Sidecar This Week The new “What’s Karen Drinking” has been well received by our readers and I eagerly await her next libation! Check out  Karen’s instagram account for more ideas for the home bar. This week she’s mixing up The Side Car Cheers! #whatskarendrinking The Sidecar is a classic cocktail thought to have…

What’s Karen Drinking – The Clover Club

Karen’s Mixing Up The Clover Club This Week “What’s Karen Drinking” has been a successful addition to GLV and we’re going to continue it on into 2018! Check out  Karen’s instagram account for more festive libations. This week she’s mixing up The Clover Club and added some festive sugared raspberries as garnish! Cheers! #whatskarendrinking The Clover Club…

Saturday Sips What’s Karen Drinking

Santa’s Little Helper This is the second in the “What’s Karen Drinking” as it’s Saturday again! I’ve been watching my friend Karen’s instagram account and thought that this drink was the most festive this time of year! When I asked Karen for the inspiration, she said “I heard Santa wanted an adult beverage once the sleigh…

Christmas In November Cocktails With Micah Dew

Micah Dew Mixes Up Magic For The Holidays and Beyond Still catching up on posts from all I learned this year and want to share some drink recipes from my Alberta trip so you can create a few during the holiday season! Another great seminar at the Jasper Park Lodge’s Christmas in November weekend, was…

Saturday Sips – What’s Karen Drinking

Festive Pomegranate Gin and Tonic If you follow my friend Karen Van Vloten on Instagram, you probably get thirsty! She’s got a great engagement rate as her feed is full of the cocktails she crafts; her’s is the party you want to get invited to. It’s been a holiday tradition for her and I to…

Hand Crafted Spirits on TSN140 – Dylan Williams at H2 Rotisserie & Bar

Tiki-themed and Classic Cocktails at The Westin Bayshore’s H2 For the latest Crafted Spirits Show on TSN1410 I interview Dylan Williams over some well-designed cocktails and happy hour eats at the newly opened H2 Rotisserie & Bar in the Westin Bayshore Hotel. Trader Vic’s was one of my favourite stops in the city back in the…

Hand Crafted Spirits on TSN140 – Carissa Campeotto Black Bamboo

Juice-forward cocktails with Carissa Campeotto from Black Bamboo Joe Leary and I taped another episode of my segment, Good Life Vancouver, part of his TSN1410 Hand Crafted Spirits Show, this time with Carissa Campeotto from Black Bamboo, a new pop-up! Listen to the segment here: From the release…. The city’s newest pop-up experience, Black Bamboo, is ready…

Pride Cocktail Crawl Fundraiser For Dr. Peter Aids Foundaion

Drink Up For Charity, Pride-Themed Cocktails Benefit the Dr. Peter Centre Start celebrating as until August 6, dozens of bars and restaurants across Vancouver will shake up an array of signature cocktails in celebration of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. I’m feeling rather thirsty already! Scroll down for a cocktail recipe featuring Long Table Distillery…