Cocktails

The Matriarch Manhattan

Webster’s mother’s libation of choice

  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 2 oz. VO Canadian Whiskey
  • Lemon twist
  • Prepare your glass: a martini glass is our preference:
    1. Rub the lemon twist around the rim of the glass.
    2. Reserve the lemon twist for use later and set the glass aside.
  • Cocktail instructions:
    1. Place a few cubes of ice in a cocktail shaker.
    2. Add the sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and VO Canadian Whiskey.
    3. Shake vigorously.
    4. Immediately pour the contents into the prepared martini glass.
    5. Float the reserved lemon twist in the drink.

Tonic of The Earl

Webster’s tribute to the Earl of Tanqueray

  • 2 oz. Tanqueray gin
  • Lime wedge
  • Canada Dry Tonic Water
  1. Fill a short glass tumbler, otherwise known as a rock glass or old fashioned glass, two-thirds full with ice.
  2. Pour the gin over the ice.
  3. Squeeze the lime wedge over the gin and ice cubes. Reserve the lime wedge.
  4. Fill the glass to the rim with the tonic water.
  5. Drop in the reserved lime wedge for added flavor.

Gin Buck

A hot weather cocktail to quench your thirst

  • Ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 oz. Tanqueray gin
  • 1/2 a lemon
  • 6 oz. Canada Dry Ginger Ale
  • Lemon twist or wedge
  1. Fill a cocktail glass with ice.
  2. Pour the gin over the ice.
  3. Using a handheld citrus juicer, squeeze the lemon over the ice.
  4. Pour the ginger ale over the ice until it reaches the rim of the glass.
  5. Using a cocktail spoon or any long handled spoon, stir the drink carefully.
  6. If desired, garnish with a lemon twist or wedge.

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