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Imbibing in Alberta has never been better. Cocktail centric restaurants are popping up all over the province.
has a spirited history. Canada’s favourite cocktail, the Caesar, was invented in the city in 1969. Today’s mixologists are carrying on the tradition of innovation. Raw Bar
has been at the forefront of the cocktail scene for years. Visitors should also check out Proof, The Nash
and the newest addition, Klein/Harris
by James Waters and Christina Mah.
Raise two cocktail pinkies way up for the capital’s creative cocktail scene. In Edmonton,
visitors can choose from over 140 tequilas and mezcals paired with great Mexican food at El Cortez
. Other great cocktail centric choices include Woodwork, Bar Bricco
and the latest edition, Bar Clementine.
Photo: Chris Amat @christopheramat
The best place to start or end an evening in Red Deer
is the new To The Lost
cocktail lounge. Creative cocktails are served alongside tasty charcuterie from The Red Boar Smokery next door.
are taking Alberta’s bounty from seed to sip. In Turner Valley, Eau Claire Distillery
was Alberta’s first single malt whiskey distillery, after pioneering their vodka and gin. Park Distillery
showcases the distillation process in their new distillery restaurant in downtown Banff.