December 20, 2016

proof whisky, Canadaland, Vol. 167


instagram drink of the week

love potion 1 1/2 oz proof vodka • 4 oz thyme-infused lemonade • fresh thyme for garnish

Fill a glass with ice. Add proof vodka, lemonade and garnish with thyme.


instagram drink of the week

the crimson cup single 1 1/2 oz proof whisky • 1 oz lemon juice • 1 tbsp cranberries (frozen & thawed) • 1/2 oz maple syrup • 2 oz Ocean Spray® Cranberry Cocktail METHOD In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1½ oz proof whisky, 1 oz of lemon juice, 1 tbsp cranberries (frozen & thawed) ½ oz. maple syrup and 2 oz Ocean Spray® Cranberry Cocktail. Shake sharply and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon and cranberry skewer.

the crimson cup punch bowl 1 cup proof whisky • 5 oz lemon juice • ½ cup frozen cranberries (thawed) • 1/3 cup maple syrup • 1.89 litres of Ocean Spray® Cranberry Cocktail (full bottle) METHOD In a punch bowl or pitcher add ½ cup muddled or smashed cranberries, 1 cup proof whisky, 5 oz. of lemon juice, 1/3 cup maple syrup and 1.89 litres of Ocean Spray® Cranberry Cocktail. Mix well and add lots of ice. Garnish with frozen cranberries.


canadaland cocktail size 1 1/2 oz proof craft whisky • 3 oz cranberry juice • 2 oz Ceres pear juice • 1/8 oz fresh lemon juice • rosemary sprig and cranberries for garnish

Combine all ingredients into a shaker filler with ice, shake and strain into a glass over ice and garnish with a rosemary sprig threaded with cranberries.


punch bowl or pitcher (52oz or 1.5L) 8 oz. proof craft whisky (250ml) • 18 oz. cranberry juice (500ml) • 24 oz Ceres pear juice (750ml) • 1 oz fresh lemon juice (30ml) 

Combine all ingredients into a punch bowl, stir garnish with a rosemary sprig threaded with cranberries.  Also freeze several cranberries ahead of time and add with ice just before party starts.


Last Friday we mixed festive cocktails on the set of Canaland with host, Jesse Brown. CANADALAND is a weekly Podcast focusing on media criticism as well as news, politics, and investigative reporting. Listen to it here.

Jesse Brown’s media criticism show CANADALAND has disrupted the press and become a sensation. It’s the most popular podcast made in Canada, and it breaks news stories every week, exposes scandals, and holds the media to account. Thousands of young, loyal listeners support the show’s crowdfunder. Guests, including Margaret Atwood, Jay Baruchel and Glenn Greenwald give Jesse remarkably candid, surprising and often funny interviews. Named “Best Podcast” for the last three years by iTunes. Check out the December 19th Post. Here is the link: 


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