Bottle sizes

Distilleries Canada/ August 10, 2020

Have you ever wondered why a standard bottle of wine or alcohol is 750 milliliters and not 1 liter ? It all dates back to the French Revolution. Commercial habits were revolutionized when the standardization of measurements was developed by adopting the metric system. However, if the liter became the unit of reference, wine bottles bypassed the reform. At that time, there were already very large vineyards…

Tonic syrup recipe

Distilleries Canada/ March 19, 2020

A big thank you to Max Coubès from BUVETTE for sharing their personal recipe for Mediterranean Tonic ! For those who prefer to buy ready-made products, please read the article listing Canadian companies since #EachPurchaseLocalAccount ! For about 3.2 liters of syrup, bring 2 liters of water to a boil.Once at the boil continue on low heat.Incorporate:• 1 tablespoon of chamomile.• 1 teaspoon of lavender.• 2 tablespoons…

COCKTAIL ACCOMPANIMENTS

Distilleries Canada/ January 15, 2020

If there is currently an explosion in the market for locally produced spirits, we can consume these as is, on ice or in cocktails. And it is in the latter case that the bottom hurts, because the majority of consumers will eventually invest a certain amount on a bottle of alcohol, but be content to mix it with products from the mass market that the found worldwide.…

INFUSING YOUR GIN

Distilleries Canada/ November 19, 2019

We explained to you how to make your home gin a few months ago, and here is another interesting experience to do to continue in the field. You can work either from your gin or the one of your choice. Ideally, it is better to leave with a classic gin since you will transform to personalize it according to your tastes. One of the simplest things is…

DOING YOUR HOME GIN

Distilleries Canada/ July 20, 2019

For those who do not know, distilling in Canada requires a specific license. This article is for individuals who will begin by using a neutral alcohol or vodka purchased in a local store or micro-distillery and transform this base into a “Compound Gin”, for which has also been known as a “bath gin” during time of prohibition. Of course, you will need quality juniper berries (not old…