Broker’s London Dry Gin

Recently while picking up a bottle of wine at the Summerhill LCBO I ran into this guy doing a sampling of my favourite London dry-style gin: Broker’s Gin. Turns out it was Andy Dawson. Andy and his brother Martin are the founders and produce Broker’s just outside of London I discovered Broker’s while designing a cocktail,…

Grand Marnier Cent Cinquantenaire – A Rare Sip

Exquisite is the perfect word for Grand Marnier Cent Cinquantenaire, and when I shared this photo of sipping it the social networks erupted.  So I figured I’d share a bit more about the liqueur and my tasting experience. Grand Marnier Cent Cinquantenaire was launched to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the House of Grand Marnier in…

Hello Bourbon, Make It All Better, With Bacon

Making bacon for tonight’s Baconalia, but dumped the idea of bacon gingersnaps for a bourbon bacon apple tart. Let’s see how much trouble that’ll get me into. Bourbon away! (Yes, I know Canadian Whisky is better than Bourbon and is Canadian, I’ve been hearing that all my life. But it doesn’t have the cool alliteration)

Look What I Found – Bombay Sapphire

Sometimes when you blog about your favourite gin, you go home and find there are bottles of it all around. Luckily, this was one of those times. Unlike most of my photography, this one was staged. Though all I did was place the bottle of Bombay Sapphire.  I didn’t create the lighting or use a…

Snow Cubes

The best thing about fresh snow is that you don’t need ice cubes! My favourite drink is a Dubonnet Snow Ball. So tasty!

Infamous Sangria

You can thank my god-daughter Morgan** for this never-before shared Sangria recipe.  She wanted Sangria for her birthday and I can’t say “no” to her. At least not about important life skills like knowing how to make Sangria. I have modified the recipe down from the traditional serving size of 1 Bucket, since Morgan doesn’t…

Bombay Sapphire

When we picked up the mail yesterday there was a delightful surprise from a woman I met at the DMA conference recently. A beautiful bottle of Bombay Sapphire. Bombay Sapphire is currently my favourite gin and since gin is my favourite liquor, this a is a great surprise to receive!  Now to figure out what…