Judy’s Holiday Picks
Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
The perfect gift for the cocktail enthusiast on your list! This holiday favourite won’t last long so get it before it’s gone.
Infused with a candied peppermint flavor this limited edition product is perfect mixed into your favourite holiday cocktail, and of course, candy cane garnish is a must.
Terry’s Berries Blueberry Lemonade
Terry’s Berries Blueberry Lemonade is made with locally-sourced ingredients in collaboration with Terry’s Berries Beverages and Lone Oak Brewery, in Borden, PEI. The perfect combination of blueberries, lemon zest and vodka made by Myraid View Distillery in Rollo Bay, PEI. This local favourite would make the perfect stocking stuffer!
Corona is a pale lager produced by Mexican Brewery Cerveceria Modelo. Mexican beers are unique and taste different from normal beers because most Mexican beers use corn, barley and plants to make beer. They might look like ordinary beer, but when you taste them, you can taste the difference.
Corona is light bodied, with a very mild flavor and a touch of hop bitterness. When you think about Mexican food, and how complex and big and bold the flavors are, Corona beer is the perfect match.
Quidi Vidi Brewery Co. in St.John’s, Newfoundland uses water directly sourced from local icebergs that are up to 2000 years old in order to make its ultra-pure beer.
Iceberg Beer is an American light lager style that has subtle malt flavors and low bitterness. This NFLD beer is highly refreshing and makes the perfect gift for the beer lover on your list!
Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon reigns king in the Napa Valley. The Sterling vineyards Napa Valley wines show the depth and incredible quality of California’s most famous wine region.
The power of Napa shows in the rich, deep garnet color with aromas and flavors of dark red and black fruits, including black cherry, raspberry, blackberry and ripe plum. Notes of mocha, oak spice and cassis are accented with sea salt caramel and vanilla bean. Intense and full-bodied, the wine is balanced with rich tannins. Enjoy with beef short ribs, roast or grilled lamb or portabello mushrooms.
The perfect gift for the red wine lover on your list!
Disaronno Originale Amaretto takes its name from its roots in Saronno, Italy. Distilled from the base of almonds, it has a pale amber colour, with intense aromas and flavours of sweet almonds, nuts, and maraschino cherries. On the palate Disaronno Originale Amaretto is sweet and medium bodied with a smooth finish.
A Disaronno Sour Cocktail would be the perfect cocktail to enjoy around the fire while wrapping your gifts:
- 1 ½ oz Disaronno
- ½ oz Simple Syrup (McGuinness Simple Syrup)
- Half of a lemon squeezed for juice
- Garnish 1 lemon twist and a cherry
- Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice
- Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
- Garnish with a lemon twist and cherry