Drink Reviews

There’s no better way to warm up as the cold weather approaches than by sitting down with a nice, hearty drink.

Coffee, Chocolate, Vanilla and Hazelnut? Yes please! The Oliver 1½ oz Tag No.5 Espresso Vodka ½ oz  McGuinness Creme De Cacao ½ oz Frangelico ½ oz Galliano Pour into cocktail shaker with a handful of ice. Shake. Strain into old-fashioned or martini glass. What’s in the drink? Tag No.5 Espresso Vodka–A seasonal selection from the …

While there are many things to enjoy about the winter, let’s get real—life, and beer, is better enjoyed in sunlight and shorts. This will be my last beer review for the Fulcrum, and I’ve decided to leave you all with four spring and summer pints that can be found at an LCBO near you. Remember me as you sip your summer ales somewhere warm and beautiful in the coming months, and never forget the good times alcohol and I brought you. Stay golden. Amsterdam Framboise This beer, brewed seasonally in small batches, is best enjoyed among friends on a sweltering summer day. Surprisingly smooth for a fruity ale, the Framboise manages to walk a fine line between sour and sweet. This strong beer won’t overwhelm you, but it’ll give you and your friends something to …

Adult hot chocolate: Canadian Cocoa This holiday, it’s time to leave the eggnog behind with the ugly Christmas sweaters. A much richer, decidedly more Canadian drink exists, and should be your new go-to holiday cocktail. Canadian Cocoa is simple to make, will warm you up on frigid winter days, and packs a rye whiskey-fuelled boozy …

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