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  • Perfectly Fine Manhattan - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon MAKE

    PERFECTLY FINE MANHATTAN

    I want to start off with one of my favourite quotes by Sonya Parker who says “I’m not perfect, I’ll never be perfect, but I’m perfectly fine with that.” I had always drank my…

  • Okanagan Sparkle - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon MAKE

    OKANAGAN SPARKLE

    As we enter into August, the summer cocktail keep coming here on Whiskey Muse. Today I’ve been inspired by some of the awesome fruits that are currently in season at the local farmer’s markets:…

  • RED VELVET #2 - Whiskey Muse
    MAKE Rye

    RED VELVET #2

    Mamma always said to eat your fruits and vegetables, and boy, have I got the solution for her. Savoury meets sweet meets frothy, this cocktail is definitely something different from the norm. I’m not…

  • Nova Kane Tiki Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon MAKE

    NOVA KANE – TIKI COCKTAIL

    This year is my first year at Tales of the Cocktail, and as one of the first activities that we did before the conference commenced this week was go to Latitude 29, an incredible…

  • Dragonfruit + Mint Champagne Cocktail
    Bourbon MAKE

    SPARKLING DRAGON FRUIT COCKTAIL

    Beautiful in colour(s) yet mild in flavour, dragon fruits are a peculiar and intriguing fruit. I am always looking for ways to incorporate them into cocktails, whether it be as a garnish or muddled…

  • Bourbon Sweet Tea
    Bourbon MAKE

    BOURBON SWEET TEA #2

    The summer is warming up and sometimes you just need a good refreshing long drink to quench your thirst and keep you cool. Enter sweet tea. Great on porches, great by the pool, or…

  • Magenta Sour - Whiskey Muse
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    MAGENTA SOUR

    Ginger and beet juice has got to be one of my favourite “green juice” flavour combinations. The spiciness from the ginger and earthy sweetness from the beets complement each other perfectly. For this beautifully…

  • The Witch Hunter - Whiskey Muse
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    THE WITCH HUNTER

    Oh Strega, where have you been all my life? I recently have become obsessed with this vibrant yellow spirit (which gets its colour from saffron). Created in 1860 in Italy, this liqueur is herbal…

  • Sand Castle Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
    MAKE Scotch

    SAND CASTLE

    I love Scotch, I love cocktails and I love portmanteaus. So when someone first mentioned to me that “Scotchtails” were going to be a popular feature for many cocktail programs this year, all I…

  • Thyme Line Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
    MAKE Rye

    THE THYME LINE

    As you know, when we eat and drink we recognize five main taste sensations: sweet, sour, bitter, saltiness and umami (savoury). And when you think about cocktails, many of them are prefaced around the…