Oh god… Nobody warned me. Oh, sure, they all had something to say after I crawled back to life. “It’s your fault for inviting “Party Boy” McCrabb to go drinking” chirped one tall baldie. But let me go back to the beginning…
For the first in what I hope to make a monthly series
(tentatively titled Industry Night), I asked “Tall Fella at The Gaslight”, Sam Dobie to take me to three of his favourite bars in the city to sample his favourite drinks at each. He’s been in the industry in one way or another since he was 14, so knows his way around this town’s bar scene.
To deal with the shock and sadness of the world losing one of its greatest creative minds, I’m drinking. I whipped this up on the fly in honour of His Purple Highness, Prince Rogers Nelson Read on…
It’s Friday night and me and my Morses are YouTubing old school hip hop videos. I whipped up this light and breezy cocktail with:
- 1 oz Mixers & Elixirs quince shrub
- 1.5 oz Gooderham & Worts 4 grain whiskey
- topped off with Fever Tree tonic
It puts me in mind of summer with a balance of citrus and honey. Since it’s 2/3 Canadian products, I think I’ll call it Native Tongue.
A handy little guide if you want to start a home bar but feel overwhelmed by the choices and prices.