Penicillin - Whiskey Muse
Cocktail MAKE Scotch

THE PENICILLIN [A MODERN CLASSIC]

I’ve recently decided that one of the ways I would increase my knowledge of spirits would be to compete in as many cocktail competitions as possible. The first few have been a bit rocky, my lack of knowledge on what judges are looking for…

Whiskey Muse Forty Creek Campari Group
Event MUSE

CLASSIC COCKTAIL FLAVOUR THEORY [MASTERCLASS]

What makes a great cocktail? When looking at the composition of a cocktail it often is a matter of finding a balance between flavours. We have a number of basic tastes that we can identify. When it comes to cocktails I like to think…

Karen Fullerton - Whiskey Muse
Event LEARN Scotch

TASTING GLENMORANGIE WITH COLOUR/FLAVOUR MAPS

Thanks to my friend Randa (check out her amazing site here), I received an invite to do a Glenmorangie tasting and workshop with Global Brand Ambassador Karen Fullerton who just happened to be in town (for the first time) for 24-hours in October. Although…

Bourbon Cucumber Cocktail
Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

BOURBON CUCUMBER FIZZ

A Gin + Tonic with cucumber has become all the rage as of late. But what less people know is that a bourbon, soda with cucumber makes an equally refreshing cocktail. If you’re looking to make something refreshing, simple and beautiful for your guests,…

Cactus Mole Bourbon Milkshake - Whiskey Muse
Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

THE CACTUS MOLE MILKSHAKE

Making this cocktail is an investment. But well worth the struggle. This cactus mole milkshake is a boozy drink that was built for the fleeting summer days but can also be warmed up into a hot chocolate-style sipper. INGREDIENTS 2.0 oz Bourbon 0.75 oz…

whisky ginger - whiskey muse
Cocktail Rye

THE RYE + GINGER RE-INVENTED

One of the first “cocktails” you may have had in your life was the classic highball, the Rye + Ginger. Back before prohibition rye was the choice spirit of the American working class. Spicier and more aggressive than bourbon, rye was the drink that…

coco jane - whiskey muse
Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

COCO JANE

My darling friend Jane and I recently had a chat about how delicious mint and coconut were together. Inspired by our chats, I’ve created Coco Jane, a super simple and refreshing cocktail with just a few ingredients and a whole lot of flavour. INGREDIENTS…

Tamarind Sour - Whiskey Muse
Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

THE TAMARIND SOUR

Have you ever had tamarind before? No? I bet you may have and not even realized it. Drank a Caesar? Eat Indian Chutneys? Like Thai Curries? Tamarind can be found in many dishes and drinks including even Worcestershire Sauce (which is commonly used in…