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The best Gin & 1642 Elderflower Tonic combinations

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Which gin with 1642 Elderflower? Elderflower is wonderful! It's delicate with a sweet bitterness that enhances the gin in a beautiful way. It's often one of your favorites AND... it also drinks well on its own on ice. Now, how to find the best companion for this tonic? A light, floral (Quebec) gin is just perfect! Here are our favorite floral gins: BeOrigin Gin Bleu Royal Gin Madison Park Pink Gin Tresor N°13 Here are our favorite boreal gins: We also did several tests...

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The 5 best cocktails to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year!

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What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with tequila cocktails? With the warm weather and nice temperatures coming up, it makes you want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo the right way! Beyond the Margarita, there are several easy cocktail recipes to make with Tequila. Here we present our top five. We'll make you feel like you're in Mexico for a cocktail. Cheers friends! 1. The Margarita (yes, we had no choice!) Did someone say MARGARITA?!? Here is the version of the restaurant Hélicoptère, a real gem of the Hochelaga district,...

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Best Gin & 1642 Ginger Beer Pairing

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What spirit should I use with 1642 Ginger Beer? First of all, a few clarifications. A ginger beer is not a ginger ale. It warms the throat and tastes like ginger. Although it has the word beer in its name, ginger beer does not contain alcohol! You either love it or you hate it. We love it, of course. An ounce or two of ginger beer gives your cocktail a kick! It is often recommended to mix ginger beer with an exotic juice: pineapple, peach, mango, apricot. It's wonderful! Another trick to sweeten the spiciness of the ginger beer is to...

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Earth Day: 3 ways to reduce your environmental impact

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Changing your habits, one gin and tonic at a time! This Friday is Earth Day! It's a time to reflect on our consumption habits and take steps to improve them throughout the year. The goal is not to be perfect the first time around, but to set achievable goals that can be sustained over time and become habits. Here are 3 easy ways to reduce your environmental impact and some tips on how to apply them when it comes to making your favorite cocktail! Reduce food waste Food waste is a major factor in the...

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Our best green cocktails for St. Patrick's Day!

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Today, we see life in green! That's right! Today is St. Patrick's Day! St. Patrick's Day often rhymes with green beer and Irish cream shots. If you're in the mood for something different (or a little lighter) to celebrate today, this is your chance! We've got 3 GREEN cocktails made with 1642 Yuzu that are sure to make a difference! The Basil Smash An easy to make cocktail made with St. Laurent gin and our famous 1642 Yuzu! The basil gives a great taste and is reminiscent of one of the herbs in our 1642 Yuzu. So light and fresh that you'll want to have more of it,...

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