Guy Stowell Mixes Up Cocktails MadeWithLove

Guy Stowell at Cocktail Tasting at O5 Tea To prep for tonight’s MadeWithLove cocktail competition, Bartender and Moon Shine Tastings owner Guy Stowell entertained some of our readers at O5 Tea on West 4th. His cocktails were superb and focused on Tequila, Rum and Campari! Here’s a couple of the recipes. Smashed Jimador 1.5 oz 1800…

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE EAST and Cocktails with David Wolowidnyk

Top Five Reasons Why Bombay Sapphire Gin is the Spirit of Summer Yesterday I wrote about how my new Escents Outdoor Survival Kit helped keep the mosquitoes away (although I neglected to use the spray the the day before….and one bit me on the neck….right in my apartment while sleeping…so very rude!) and today I…

Bourbon Cinnamon Toast Milk Punch By Shaun Layton L’Abattoir Restaurant

  How much fun is this? Thanks to Mr. Layton for this great boozy brunch cocktail. Bourbon Cinnamon Toast Milk Punch By Shaun Layton, Head Barman of L’Abattoir Restaurant  Ingredients: 30ml Makers Mark 10ml Becherovka 10ml Cinnamon syrup 60ml Cinnamon Toast Brunch infused cream 2 dashes Apothecary cacao bitters Method: Shake ingredients with ice in…

Criollo’s Chocolate Liquers

Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer? Criollo’s dual pack of premium chocolate liquers are the perfect addition of pure liquid luxury. Criollo is a premium chocolate liqueur made with the rare Criollo cocoa bean. Criollo comes in Chocolate Raspberry Truffle as well as our favourtie of the two the Chocolate Sea Salted Caramel. Enjoy this amazing liquer…

BC Blueberries At Krause Berry Farms

British Columbia has more than 800 blueberry farms and the blueberries are already coming in for the season. You’ve still got some time to grab a box and try out all sorts of recipes from smoothies to pies as the crop will come in until near the end of September. This year the growing conditions…

Danille Tartarin’s Belle Jardin Fizz – Cointreau Cocktail

Danielle Tartarin just won the Mademoiselle Cointreau – The Quest for the Best Female Bartender in Canada for Vancouver with this impressive concoction. Mademoiselle Cointreau – The Quest for the Best Female Bartender in Canada began its cross-Canada tour in – See more at: http://goodlifevancouver.com/best-female-bartender-in-canada-comp-cointreau/#sthash.GIkUzuIs.dpuf Mademoiselle Cointreau – The Quest for the Best Female Bartender…

Evelyn Chick’s Ladies in L’voire – Cointreau

Evelyn Chick just placed in Madmoiselle Cointreau, the search for the best Canadian female bartender with this Cointreau-based cocktail. Ladies in L’voire 1.5 oz Cointreau .25 oz green chartreuse .5 oz lime juice .5 oz lemon juice 2 dashes angostura 3 dashes housemade rosemary tincture 1 tbsp bergamot sorbet Shake in perlini, charge with CO2…

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail A Thorn Among Kings

St. Patrick’s Day calls for all things Irish. We’ll be noshing on some corned beef and cabbage, and sipping good Irish Whiskey. This Irish Whiskey Cocktail is brought to us by Trevor Kallies of Donnelly Group. A new-style of Irish whiskey cocktail: A Thorn Among Kings 2oz Red Breast Irish Whiskey 1oz Dubonnet 2 Dash…

Shane Mulvany Wins Angostura Bitters Canadian Cocktail Challenge

Cocktail enthusiasts headed to the Blackbird Public House & Oyster Bar in Vancouver where Toronto native Shane Mulvany took home the win with his Brian Lara Swizzle and Banana au Rum recipes.  Mulvany works at The Chase in Toronto and also recently won the Hogtown Shakedown at Toronto’s Cocktail Week.  Competitors had to make one…