May 24, 2012

proof rum, out with the old! Vol. 86

Well, it’s yard-sale season again. And because this year, we will be organizing and pricing our merch in much warmer than usual temperatures, we have decided to mix a simple and refreshing drink to enjoy while peddling our goods. Want 'the proof is in' to come straight to your inbox? Sign-up is at the bottom of the page. For more information on proof brands, visit our website, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to get last minute updates on tastings, parties & events.

Here’s an easy, yet classic recipe that should help pass the time between customers. It's our twist on the Dark & Stormy.
Legend has it that this refreshing drink was originally concocted in Bermuda for a young sailor. The bartender poured the ginger beer and then, seeing that he had forgotten the rum, tipped the shot of dark rum on top.

bright & sunny 1 oz proof rum • 4 oz ginger beer • lime wedge
Pour the rum into a tall, ice-filled glass. Add the ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedges and serve.

Once you have cleaned out some of your old dishes and furniture, you may find that your cupboards seem a little too bare. 
Perhaps some new patio accessories would fill the gap.

 We have looked around a few Toronto shops to see what is on offer this patio season. Here are some of our favourites:(,,,,,


Don’t forget to walk over to Kensington Market for the first Pedestrian Sunday of the year, 12-7pm. This year they are also trying something new...
Join them Sunday afternoons from 12 to 6pm in August & September for Market Sundays - a pedestrian friendly shopping environment that allows more room for people to enjoy and support Kensington Market's over 245 local, independent businesses. (

Join Michael Riley for a drink tomorrow evening (Friday, May 25th), from 4-8pm at the Liberty Village LCBO.

proof's perfect day sweepstakes will be closing in 6 days. If you have not yet entered, LIKE US on Facebook todayWe will be announcing the winner next week.

Weekend Forecast
Saturday: Sunny with cloudy periods and a high of 25 degrees
Sunday: Chance of thundershower and a high of 26 degrees

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