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Canadian Club Spring Cocktails: Mango Smash, The Thunderbird, Honey Do This

Honey Do This 300x225 Canadian Club Spring Cocktails: Mango Smash, The Thunderbird, Honey Do ThisEasy to Make Whiskey Cocktails

Maybe the winter was too short, maybe we didn’t get enough snow for your weird twisted taste, but Spring has arrived and Canadian Club Whiskey has created some great cocktails to kick back and have that drink on the porch with your feet up.  Soak in the breeze, relax and enjoy Canadian Club Whiskey as a mixer in one of these great whiskey cocktails.

 

Mango Smash

1.50 parts Canadian Club

3 – 1”chunks of fresh mango

1 half moon slice of orange

2 sugar cubes

2-3 dashes of Orange Bitters

Soda water

Maraschino cherry for garnish

Directions:  In an Old Fashion or double rocks glass, muddle the sugar cube with the bitters, add fruit and muddle again, insuring the release of oils from the orange peel. Fill glass with small, cubed ice, add whisky and stir. Add splash of soda water, stir once more, drop in a cherry for garnish.

 

Honey Do This

1.50 parts Canadian Club

.50 parts DeKuyper Triple Sec

.50 parts Simple Syrup

3 – 1” chunks of Honeydew melon

3 ½” pieces Cucumber

4-6 Mint leaves

Directions:   In a mixing glass, muddle melon, cucumber, mint, and simple syrup.  Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice and pour all into a double old fashion glass. Add cucumber slice & mint sprig for garnish. Serve with “malt” straw (a large diameter straw.)

 

The Thunderbird

1.50 parts Canadian Club

.75 parts Amaretto

2 parts Pineapple Juice

1 part Orange Juice

2 dashes of Grenadine

Orange wedge and Maraschino cherry for garnish

Directions:  Build cocktail in order over ice in a highball glass, allowing the grenadine to slowly sink through the cocktail. Garnish with an orange wedge and cherry.

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1 comment to Canadian Club Spring Cocktails: Mango Smash, The Thunderbird, Honey Do This

  • Leonard Stein

    Is there anything (punch) I could make using Canadian Club and white wine?
    someone gave me 2 bottles of Canadian Club and we have about 1/2 gallong
    of white wine. Thanks

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