Canada Day cocktails
Since most of Ontario's LCBO stores will be closed tomorrow, here are five Canuck cocktails for you to enjoy. Go out and grab the ingredients before it's too late.
A Canadian Classic
6 oz orange juice, 2 oz Canadian whisky, 2 oz sloe gin, 1 oz Galliano, 1 oz triple sec, 1 lime twist. Combine wet ingredients in a cocktail shaker half full of ice. Stir and strain into a highball glass. Garnish with lime twist.
2 oz Campari, 1 oz maple syrup, 3/4 oz lemon juice, half an egg white, 1 lemon twist. Combine wet ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake, add ice, shake once more. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
A Canuck in Paradise
2 oz Canadian whisky, 1 oz pineapple juice, 1 oz maraschino cherry liqueur, juice of half a lemon, 1 pineapple wedge. Combine wet ingredients in a cocktail shaker half full of ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with pineapple wedge.
Canadian Rum Punch (for large groups)
4 cups water, 2 cups sugar, 2 cups Canadian whisky, 2 cups rum, 2 cups lemon juice, 1 bag of ice. Heat water and sugar in a saucepan until sugar dissolves. Let cool. In a punch bowl combine whisky, rum and lemon juice. Add sugar mixture. Add ice to punch bowl.
Canadian Pride (non-alcoholic)
4 oz grapefruit juice, 3 oz ginger ale, 1/2 oz maple syrup, 1 lemon wedge. Combine wet ingredients in a cocktail shaker half full of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass half full of ice. Garnish with lemon wedge.