Spirits Picks

Shari reviews intriguing Spirits and Beer products for you to discover.

Spirits Picks

Casamigos Tequila Reposado

Summer is finally here and it makes me think about Tequila! Tequila is a distilled drink from the western Mexican state of Jalisco, primarily surrounding its namesake, the city called Tequila. It is made from the blue agave plant in the highlands near Guadalajara. Tequila can only be made from […]

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Aperol

The biggest selling spirit in Italy, Aperol is becoming increasingly popular for us too. I would characterize Aperol as an apéritif. It is bright orange in colour and has a blend of aromas including orange, herbs and spices. It is 11% alc/vol, has a smooth sweet taste, with a spicy […]

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Georgian Bay Gin Smash

I remember when we launched Georgian Bay Gin Smash, at LCBO in the spring of 2016. The brain child of three friends, I found this ready-to-drink gin cocktail different from many others. It was refreshing and not too sweet. I loved the citrus flavours with a kiss of mint and the […]

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Baileys Strawberries & Cream

I love the packaging of this special edition of Bailey’s Irish Cream. I served Baileys Strawberries & Cream at a party last week and everyone who tried it raved about it! In fact, my mother was there and said, “Shari, I love this drink!”  It reminds me of a strawberry milkshake with […]