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Rye

  • RED VELVET #2 - Whiskey Muse
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    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…

  • Thyme Line Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
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    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…

  • Hotline Bling Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
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    HOTLINE BLING COCKTAIL

    You used to call me on my cell phone, late night when you need my love. And I know when that hotline bling, that could only mean one thing. For me at least, it…

  • 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…

  • copper cafe - whiskey muse
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    THE COPPER CAFE

    How do you take your coffee? For me, for this drink at least I’ll take mine double double. As in double cashew milk and double the whiskey. This cocktail is versatile as you can…

  • Hyssop Mint Julep - Whiskey Muse
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    HYSSOP LEMON JULEP

    Have you heard of Hyssop before? I certainly hadn’t until recently. Hyssop is a herbaceous plant that has medicinal properties tied to helping with cough relief and as an antiseptic. I was intrigued by…

  • The Green Thumb - Whiskey Muse
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    THE GREEN THUMB

    While I am a huge fan of sours, I have a confession to make: I have an egg white (and dairy) intolerance. But I absolutely love cocktails that have a creamy, rich texture to…

  • canadian whisky history
    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…

  • New York Sangria - Whiskey Muse
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    THE NEW YORK SANGRIA

    Summertime is all about punches, sangrias and fruit-forward cocktails. Two of my favourite summertime sippers is definitely the New York Sour and Sangria. Both reminiscent of each other, I created a combinatory version of…