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  • Mint Julep - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail LEARN MAKE

    THE MINT JULEP

    The exact history of the Mint Julep is hazy to say the least. Some people say it was a tasty morning beverage for farmers in the south to get their farming on. Others say…

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    LEARN Rye

    CANADIAN RYE WHISKY: A MODERN HISTORY

    Clubs, Crowns, Grams + Gangsters: Plot Line to a 50 Cent Movie or the History of Canadian Whisky? In short, possibly both. Rivalries, albeit real, pop-culture driven or fictional have been documented, revelled and…

  • Black Cherry Sling - Whiskey Muse
    Basics LEARN

    DRINK DESIGN: PRESENTATION (PART I)

    Today in part one of a five part DRINK DESIGN series, I will be talking about the Presentation elements of a cocktail. I recently got together with the talented, beautiful + hilarious Randa Salloum,…

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    Infographic LEARN

    CONNECTING THE COCKTAIL

    What do cocktail making, painting, working out and architecture have in common? Well, while they all have technical rules and technical know-how that guide them, there is still a lot of room for creativity.…

  • Macallan Gold 10 Year - Whiskey Muse
    Infographic LEARN NOTE

    CHOOSING A SCOTCH YOU’LL LOVE

    Scotch can be an intimidating drink for the inexperienced. And in a way, it’s sort of like choosing the perfect lipstick. There’s no right or wrong colour, just what you feel comfortable wearing. Often,…

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    Basics LEARN

    WHISKEY GLASS TYPES: BASICS

    Aesthetically, glassware plays an enormous role in the way in which cocktails are made. That being said, there is a pretty profound lesson I learned about focusing too heavily on glassware recently. Nevertheless, while…