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Stir It Up for the Holidays feat. LCBO at STC

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Stir up some delicious holiday cocktail recipes from the LCBO at STC!

Browse a selection of equally delicious cocktail recipes and wines perfect for pairing with meals. LCBO features a number of recipes on their website, ideal for sharing your bartending skills as you safely celebrate with your closest family and friends this holiday season.

See our favourite recipes below!

Memories of Bloomfield

by Shannon-Blue Nanibush


  • 2 oz Kinsip Maple Whisky
  • 1/2 oz Cinzano Rosso Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/4 oz Rosemary Syrup (see here)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Rosemary sprig (for garnish)


  1. Combine all ingredients except the sprig into a mixing glass with 6 ice cubes. Stir for 15 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

*Makes 1 cocktail. For the full recipe, click here.

Deck The Halls

by Kyle Andrew-Ferreira


  • 1 oz Junction 56 Mint Smoothie
  • 1 oz Canadian whisky
  • 1 oz cold brew coffee
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Crushed ice and mint sprigs (for garnish)


  1. Add all liquid ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir for 20 seconds. Pour into a large coffee mug or cocktail glass filled with crushed ice. Top with crushed ice and garnish with mint sprigs.

*Makes 1 cocktail. For the full recipe, click here.

Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

If you’re looking for a great sipper to pair with your holiday meal, the LCBO has selected the ultimate wines to pair with everything from small appetizers to the main courses to dessert.

To learn more click here.

Below are some tips to safe shopping as recommended by the LCBO during this time:

  • Don’t shop if you are ill or should be self-isolating
  • Plan your trip by making a list
  • If you can, shop alone
  • Practice physical distancing and adhere to traffic flow markers throughout the store
  • Whenever possible, pay with debit or credit
  • Plan ahead and bring your own mask

Stay up-to-date with LCBO policies during this time by visiting this link.

For more information on the Scarborough Town Centre LCBO, click here.

Let’s toast to the holiday season. Cheers!

For more Festive Cocktail recipes from the LCBO, click here.

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