• How do you drink Vermouth & Apéritifs?!

    Basically, there are three ways to enjoy the apéritif/aromatized wine styles: Simply over ice, perhaps with a citrus peel garnish or a couple olives. Spritz! On ice, 50/50 with sparkling soda water and/or sparkling wine. Cocktails, the styles we make are staple ingredients in hundreds of classic cocktails. We've got loads of recipes here on the website and our other favorite resource for cocktail recipes is Difford's Guide. Enjoy!

  • What about Bitters?

    Bitters are concentrated botanical flavouring, you can think of them as flavour modifiers for cocktails. Wherever you want a little kick of botanical flavour you can add them to cocktails or even in sparkling soda water. A dash of Orange Bitters in a Martini for example, really makes the drink shine. Or a few dashes of aromatic bitters in sparkling water is a refreshing and tasty delight.

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Cocktail Recipes

Vieux Carré, the Old Square. A must try classic cocktail

Vieux Carré, the Old Square. A must try classic...

Quinn Palmer

The legendary Vieux Carré is an icon of New Orleans cocktails and a classic that deserves more recognition that it has internationally. Of all our cocktail recipes using our New...

Vieux Carré, the Old Square. A must try classic...

Quinn Palmer

The legendary Vieux Carré is an icon of New Orleans cocktails and a classic that deserves more recognition that it has internationally. Of all our cocktail recipes using our New...

De La Louisiane

De La Louisiane

Quinn Palmer

Rye, Bianco (or Rosso) Vermouth, Benedictine, Absinthe, New Orleans Red Bitters. Yet another stunning Manhattan riff, but this time with a bit more herbal botanical flare from the use of...

De La Louisiane

Quinn Palmer

Rye, Bianco (or Rosso) Vermouth, Benedictine, Absinthe, New Orleans Red Bitters. Yet another stunning Manhattan riff, but this time with a bit more herbal botanical flare from the use of...

Montréal Cocktail

Montréal Cocktail

Quinn Palmer

Rye, Rosso Vermouth, Pernod, New Orleans Red Bitters. A manhattan riff with delightful French Creole influence and a nice welcome hit of anise licorice.

Montréal Cocktail

Quinn Palmer

Rye, Rosso Vermouth, Pernod, New Orleans Red Bitters. A manhattan riff with delightful French Creole influence and a nice welcome hit of anise licorice.

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe - A Timeless Classic

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe - A Timeless Classic

Quinn Palmer

Whisky, Rosso Vermouth and Aromatic Bitters. A true classic and the base for so many cocktail riffs. Feel free to substitute any of the brands we've used here, but if...

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe - A Timeless Classic

Quinn Palmer

Whisky, Rosso Vermouth and Aromatic Bitters. A true classic and the base for so many cocktail riffs. Feel free to substitute any of the brands we've used here, but if...

The Avro Arrow Recipe - Sparkling red wine and Rosso unite!

The Avro Arrow Recipe - Sparkling red wine and ...

Vincent Vanderheide - Boom & Batton

Aperol, Rosso Vermouth and Lambrusco cocktail recipe - Super simple to make yet super delicious to drink! If you've never had a sparkling red wine before, this is your perfect...

The Avro Arrow Recipe - Sparkling red wine and ...

Vincent Vanderheide - Boom & Batton

Aperol, Rosso Vermouth and Lambrusco cocktail recipe - Super simple to make yet super delicious to drink! If you've never had a sparkling red wine before, this is your perfect...

Americano Cocktail Recipe - Joyfully Bitter and Refreshing

Americano Cocktail Recipe - Joyfully Bitter and...

Quinn Palmer

Rosso Vermouth, Campari and Soda, dead easy and refreshingly deadly. This is one of our go-to cocktails at home. It's everything a cocktail lover wants in a highball and also...

Americano Cocktail Recipe - Joyfully Bitter and...

Quinn Palmer

Rosso Vermouth, Campari and Soda, dead easy and refreshingly deadly. This is one of our go-to cocktails at home. It's everything a cocktail lover wants in a highball and also...

Negroni Recipe - The Gateway Cocktail

Negroni Recipe - The Gateway Cocktail

Quinn Palmer

Gin, Campari (or in our case, Bitter Red) and Rosso Vermouth. For many this is the gateway cocktail that introduced the world into what a truly great cocktail made at...

Negroni Recipe - The Gateway Cocktail

Quinn Palmer

Gin, Campari (or in our case, Bitter Red) and Rosso Vermouth. For many this is the gateway cocktail that introduced the world into what a truly great cocktail made at...

Negroni Sbagliato Recipe - What happens when you mess up a Negroni?

Negroni Sbagliato Recipe - What happens when yo...

Jane Allen

Bitter Red, Rosso Vermouth and Sparkling Wine. Some say the Negroni is fool-proof. We'll we sure are glad someone buggered this one up! The Negroni Sbagliato (Italian for 'mistaken') came...

Negroni Sbagliato Recipe - What happens when yo...

Jane Allen

Bitter Red, Rosso Vermouth and Sparkling Wine. Some say the Negroni is fool-proof. We'll we sure are glad someone buggered this one up! The Negroni Sbagliato (Italian for 'mistaken') came...

Uncle Nate's Negroni Recipe - Our Favorite Negroni Riff, hands down.

Uncle Nate's Negroni Recipe - Our Favorite Negr...

Brant Porter

Apple Brandy, Pear Brandy, Rosso Vermouth and Bitter Red. Of all the endless riffs on the negroni, this one takes the cake for us. It's perfect. This cocktail hails from...

Uncle Nate's Negroni Recipe - Our Favorite Negr...

Brant Porter

Apple Brandy, Pear Brandy, Rosso Vermouth and Bitter Red. Of all the endless riffs on the negroni, this one takes the cake for us. It's perfect. This cocktail hails from...

Martinez Cocktail  - Our all-time favourite Rosso Vermouth cocktail

Martinez Cocktail - Our all-time favourite Ros...

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

This warming cocktail is usually made with gin, but I’m crazy about it made with Genever. This is Gary (Gaz) Regan’s recipe from The Joy of Mixology, in which he...

Martinez Cocktail - Our all-time favourite Ros...

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

This warming cocktail is usually made with gin, but I’m crazy about it made with Genever. This is Gary (Gaz) Regan’s recipe from The Joy of Mixology, in which he...

Man O' War Cocktail

Man O' War Cocktail

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

Bourbon, Orange Liqueur, Rosso Vermouth, Lemon Juice. This bourbon-based cocktail is thought to be named after one of the world’s greatest race horses who ruled the tracks just after WWI....

Man O' War Cocktail

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

Bourbon, Orange Liqueur, Rosso Vermouth, Lemon Juice. This bourbon-based cocktail is thought to be named after one of the world’s greatest race horses who ruled the tracks just after WWI....

The Adonis

The Adonis

Adam Dewar

Rosso Vermouth, Fino Sherry. A few weeks ago I saw @anderserickson had made two very similar cocktails, The Bamboo and the Adonis. He did make his own version of them by adding...

The Adonis

Adam Dewar

Rosso Vermouth, Fino Sherry. A few weeks ago I saw @anderserickson had made two very similar cocktails, The Bamboo and the Adonis. He did make his own version of them by adding...

Apple Blossom

Apple Blossom

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

Apple brandy, rosso vermouth, orange bitters! This is the name of the cocktail, not the cat. Simple, made with BC spirits and intoxicatingly delicious. Perfect for Friday night! Source: Victor Bergeron’s ‘Trader...

Apple Blossom

Anna-mary Schmidt - Apothecary Formulary

Apple brandy, rosso vermouth, orange bitters! This is the name of the cocktail, not the cat. Simple, made with BC spirits and intoxicatingly delicious. Perfect for Friday night! Source: Victor Bergeron’s ‘Trader...

Coastal Moonlight

Coastal Moonlight

Adam Dewar

Rye, apple brandy, rosso vermouth, maraschino, root beer bitters. This one is inspired by @junglehaus.cocktails Missouri Moonlight cocktail they recently made. I definitely don’t have the ingredients he did but I...

Coastal Moonlight

Adam Dewar

Rye, apple brandy, rosso vermouth, maraschino, root beer bitters. This one is inspired by @junglehaus.cocktails Missouri Moonlight cocktail they recently made. I definitely don’t have the ingredients he did but I...

No Name Cocktail

No Name Cocktail

Joseph Michael Rozario

Rosso Vermouth, Red Amaro (Campari), pineapple juice, lime juice, simple syrup. No name for this one. Grabbed the recipe from@mischevious_bartender who used it to showcase low abv drinks. The vermouth...

No Name Cocktail

Joseph Michael Rozario

Rosso Vermouth, Red Amaro (Campari), pineapple juice, lime juice, simple syrup. No name for this one. Grabbed the recipe from@mischevious_bartender who used it to showcase low abv drinks. The vermouth...

Mr. P's Manhattan

Mr. P's Manhattan

Shawn Soole

Rye, Rosso Vermouth, Kina-Salal and Bitters. If you didn’t already know, Stillhead Distillery in Duncan, BC, makes utterly spectacular whisky. Seriously, it’s like silly how good it is. But Piercy’s...

Mr. P's Manhattan

Shawn Soole

Rye, Rosso Vermouth, Kina-Salal and Bitters. If you didn’t already know, Stillhead Distillery in Duncan, BC, makes utterly spectacular whisky. Seriously, it’s like silly how good it is. But Piercy’s...

Queens Park Hotel Super Cocktail

Queens Park Hotel Super Cocktail

Adam Dewar

This one was suggested in a Story Question I had done before. I had never heard of it before but it’s actually quite good. Vermouth comes on strong and plays...

Queens Park Hotel Super Cocktail

Adam Dewar

This one was suggested in a Story Question I had done before. I had never heard of it before but it’s actually quite good. Vermouth comes on strong and plays...

Rancor's Delight

Rancor's Delight

Neil IsntWitty

Rum, Cynar, Rosso Vermouth and Bitters. When I admittedly went down the Star Wars & Star Trek themed cocktail rabbit hole (wormhole?!) the other day, the original recipe by Tim...

Rancor's Delight

Neil IsntWitty

Rum, Cynar, Rosso Vermouth and Bitters. When I admittedly went down the Star Wars & Star Trek themed cocktail rabbit hole (wormhole?!) the other day, the original recipe by Tim...

Nerina

Nerina

Neil IsntWitty

Gin, Rosso vermouth, Meletti. This is a really wonderful riff on the classic, equal parts negroni recipe, but the substitution of Meletti for Campari makes it a new thing altogether....

Nerina

Neil IsntWitty

Gin, Rosso vermouth, Meletti. This is a really wonderful riff on the classic, equal parts negroni recipe, but the substitution of Meletti for Campari makes it a new thing altogether....

Ap-peach-iate BC

Ap-peach-iate BC

Harry Tham - Clive's Classic Lounge

Whisky, Rosso Vermouth, Kina-Salal, Orange Liqueur, Frangelico, Peach Bitters. "Ap-peach-iate BC" is the meaning and celebration of the BC craft beverage industry. I foster Stillhead's distilling creativity. They love good...

Ap-peach-iate BC

Harry Tham - Clive's Classic Lounge

Whisky, Rosso Vermouth, Kina-Salal, Orange Liqueur, Frangelico, Peach Bitters. "Ap-peach-iate BC" is the meaning and celebration of the BC craft beverage industry. I foster Stillhead's distilling creativity. They love good...

A Palmetto Twist, a Rum Manhattan

A Palmetto Twist, a Rum Manhattan

Adam Dewar

Rum, Rosso Vermouth and Orange Bitters. This one popped up the other day and I couldn’t believe I hadn’t made a Rum Manhattan yet.. So I changed that. I used...

A Palmetto Twist, a Rum Manhattan

Adam Dewar

Rum, Rosso Vermouth and Orange Bitters. This one popped up the other day and I couldn’t believe I hadn’t made a Rum Manhattan yet.. So I changed that. I used...

The Journalist

The Journalist

Joseph Rozario

Dry and Rosso Vermouth, gin, lemon juice, orange liqueur and bitters. A delightfully garnish-less drink for those on the go.

The Journalist

Joseph Rozario

Dry and Rosso Vermouth, gin, lemon juice, orange liqueur and bitters. A delightfully garnish-less drink for those on the go.

Georgestown Boulevardier - A Spiced Spin on a Boulevardier

Georgestown Boulevardier - A Spiced Spin on a B...

Matthew Wells - Georgestown Cocktail Club

Bourbon, Amaro Angostura, Rosso Vermouth, Campari. An aromatic and spiced up Boulevardier! You're more than welcome to sub the Bourdon with any whisky you have on hand - a nice...

Georgestown Boulevardier - A Spiced Spin on a B...

Matthew Wells - Georgestown Cocktail Club

Bourbon, Amaro Angostura, Rosso Vermouth, Campari. An aromatic and spiced up Boulevardier! You're more than welcome to sub the Bourdon with any whisky you have on hand - a nice...

Fishing Village Cocktail Recipe - local ingredients from the former and current BC fishing villages

Fishing Village Cocktail Recipe - local ingredi...

Brian Chapman - Edible Vancouver Island

Gin, Rosso Vermouth, Sake, Pomegranate Syrup and Aromatic Bitters. From our friends over at Edible Vancouver Island comes this cocktail that combines the Japanese-inspired sake with local ingredients from the former and...

Fishing Village Cocktail Recipe - local ingredi...

Brian Chapman - Edible Vancouver Island

Gin, Rosso Vermouth, Sake, Pomegranate Syrup and Aromatic Bitters. From our friends over at Edible Vancouver Island comes this cocktail that combines the Japanese-inspired sake with local ingredients from the former and...

Delmonico Cocktail Recipe - A Vancouver Island twist on the classic

Delmonico Cocktail Recipe - A Vancouver Island ...

Sacha McKay - Cork & Barrel

Apple Brandy, Dry and Rosso Vermouth, Gin, Cascadian Bitters. A sweet and herbaceous Perfect Manhattan riff with lovely Apple Brandy and Gin substituted for the whisky typically found in a...

Delmonico Cocktail Recipe - A Vancouver Island ...

Sacha McKay - Cork & Barrel

Apple Brandy, Dry and Rosso Vermouth, Gin, Cascadian Bitters. A sweet and herbaceous Perfect Manhattan riff with lovely Apple Brandy and Gin substituted for the whisky typically found in a...

Ping Pong Cocktail Recipe - Delightfully West Cost, A Fruity and Herbaceous Perfect Martini Riff

Ping Pong Cocktail Recipe - Delightfully West C...

Adam Dewar

Salal Gin, Dry and Rosso Vermouth, Cascadian Bitters. Odd Society's Salal Gin is one of our favorite spirits in BC and this is a wonderful excuse to put the bottle...

Ping Pong Cocktail Recipe - Delightfully West C...

Adam Dewar

Salal Gin, Dry and Rosso Vermouth, Cascadian Bitters. Odd Society's Salal Gin is one of our favorite spirits in BC and this is a wonderful excuse to put the bottle...

Port in a Storm - Cocktail Recipe

Port in a Storm - Cocktail Recipe

Cole Benoit

Mezcal, Tequila, Rosso Vermouth, Guava & Thyme syrup, oh my! A smokey agave based Manhattan that is sure to please on a stormy night.

Port in a Storm - Cocktail Recipe

Cole Benoit

Mezcal, Tequila, Rosso Vermouth, Guava & Thyme syrup, oh my! A smokey agave based Manhattan that is sure to please on a stormy night.

Perfect Martini Recipe - Perfect isn't what you think it means.

Perfect Martini Recipe - Perfect isn't what you...

Gabriel Morin

Gin, Dry Vermouth AND Rosso Vermouth. In the world of cocktails, Perfect doesn't mean perfect. Perfect means to split the Vermouth component of a Martini or Manhattan between both Dry...

Perfect Martini Recipe - Perfect isn't what you...

Gabriel Morin

Gin, Dry Vermouth AND Rosso Vermouth. In the world of cocktails, Perfect doesn't mean perfect. Perfect means to split the Vermouth component of a Martini or Manhattan between both Dry...

Ending in Silence - A limited Edition Cocktail recipe

Ending in Silence - A limited Edition Cocktail ...

Cole Benoit - Apothecary Bitters

Gin, Vermouth and Beer Syrup! Cole Benoit is, in our humble opinion, one of the best producers of cocktail Bitters in Canada. Hands down. We've taste tested a ton of...

Ending in Silence - A limited Edition Cocktail ...

Cole Benoit - Apothecary Bitters

Gin, Vermouth and Beer Syrup! Cole Benoit is, in our humble opinion, one of the best producers of cocktail Bitters in Canada. Hands down. We've taste tested a ton of...

Revery Cocktail Recipe - A great Winter Warmer

Revery Cocktail Recipe - A great Winter Warmer

Jay Jordan - Cascadia Quadra

Rye Whisky, Mia Amata Amaro, Rosso Vermouth and a dash of Root Beer bitters. It’s a rich, full flavoured blend of wood, spice and dark fruit.

Revery Cocktail Recipe - A great Winter Warmer

Jay Jordan - Cascadia Quadra

Rye Whisky, Mia Amata Amaro, Rosso Vermouth and a dash of Root Beer bitters. It’s a rich, full flavoured blend of wood, spice and dark fruit.

Bijou Cocktail Recipe - Gin, Vermouth, Chartreuse, does it get much better?

Bijou Cocktail Recipe - Gin, Vermouth, Chartreu...

Kat Sears

It may be simpler to use the classic 1:1:1 ratio for this drink, but we follow Difford's recommendation here and use this ratio for something a little more crushable "Recipe adapted...

Bijou Cocktail Recipe - Gin, Vermouth, Chartreu...

Kat Sears

It may be simpler to use the classic 1:1:1 ratio for this drink, but we follow Difford's recommendation here and use this ratio for something a little more crushable "Recipe adapted...

Red Hook Recipe - Maraschino in a Manhattan? Yes Please!

Red Hook Recipe - Maraschino in a Manhattan? Ye...

Kat Sears

Rye, Rosso Vermouth and Maraschino. A modern classic, the Red Hook cocktail, technically a riff on a Brooklyn Cocktail, but arguably more on the Manhattan side of New York than Brooklyn! If you...

Red Hook Recipe - Maraschino in a Manhattan? Ye...

Kat Sears

Rye, Rosso Vermouth and Maraschino. A modern classic, the Red Hook cocktail, technically a riff on a Brooklyn Cocktail, but arguably more on the Manhattan side of New York than Brooklyn! If you...

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe - The Cuban Manhattan

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe - The Cuban Manha...

Kat Sears

Aged Rum, Rosso, Bianco and Dry Vermouth with a splash of Curaçao and grenadine. The Cubanized answer to the Manhattan

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe - The Cuban Manha...

Kat Sears

Aged Rum, Rosso, Bianco and Dry Vermouth with a splash of Curaçao and grenadine. The Cubanized answer to the Manhattan

Crazy Crossing Cocktail Recipe - Rosso and Kina-Rouge together at last!

Crazy Crossing Cocktail Recipe - Rosso and Kina...

Anna-mary Schmidt

Gin, Kina, Rosso, Curacao and Maraschino -  All made in BC, all delicious! 

Crazy Crossing Cocktail Recipe - Rosso and Kina...

Anna-mary Schmidt

Gin, Kina, Rosso, Curacao and Maraschino -  All made in BC, all delicious! 

Dutch Coupe Recipe - A taste of the old world

Dutch Coupe Recipe - A taste of the old world

Anna-mary Schmidt

Aged Genever, Rosso Vermouth and Cynar - Before there was gin there was Genever. Think of it like a gin made like whisky; a malted barley based spirit infused with...

Dutch Coupe Recipe - A taste of the old world

Anna-mary Schmidt

Aged Genever, Rosso Vermouth and Cynar - Before there was gin there was Genever. Think of it like a gin made like whisky; a malted barley based spirit infused with...

Crazy Prospector Cocktail Recipe - Autumn on Autumn on Autumn!

Crazy Prospector Cocktail Recipe - Autumn on Au...

Shawn Soole

Rye, Nocino and Rosso Vermouth. Deep, dark and rich. This is the tipple for Autumn using all BC spirits

Crazy Prospector Cocktail Recipe - Autumn on Au...

Shawn Soole

Rye, Nocino and Rosso Vermouth. Deep, dark and rich. This is the tipple for Autumn using all BC spirits