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Top Cinnamon Cocktail Recipes to Try this Fall

When the weather starts to get chilly, the sky turns a serene shade of sepia, and the trees shed their leaves in technicolor, it can only mean one thing; fall...

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Cocktail History: Martinis

Over the years, simple cocktails have evolved into unique beverages that radiate bursts of color and unique punches of flavor. From the monochrome cocktail and mudslide cocktail all the way...

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Cocktail History: The Manhattan

The Manhattan is a classic cocktail of choice for whiskey-lovers. This delightful mix of rye or bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters has been adored for hundreds of years because...

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How To Open A Spirit of York Bottle

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How To Open A Spirit of York Bottle

  Our Spirit of York bottle tops pop right off with the right moves! Watch our tutorial for a step-by-step on how to open our bottles.

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A Brief History of Toronto’s Distillery District

There is a lot to be said about the famous historical wonder that is the Toronto Distillery District. Once home to the largest distillery in the British Empire, the Distillery...

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Cocktail History: The Negroni

A Negroni is an aperitif that has gained worldwide popularity as a drink to stimulate your appetite before a meal. Composed of Gin, Sweet Vermouth, Campari bitters, and an orange...

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How to Stock & Set up Your Home Bar

If you love having friends over for dinner, or if you're the kind of person who enjoys throwing parties for practically every occasion, then you know the importance of having...

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10 Bottles Every Home Bar Should Have

As we ease into the new normal, we have to face the reality that there will be less time spent hanging out at your favourite local bar and more time...

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Best Beachy Cocktail Recipes to Get You in the Mood for Summer

Stuck at home in the sweltering heat all summer long? It's time to bring out the blender and the stirrer. Channel your inner bartender with these refreshingly delicious summer cocktail...

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Tips & Tricks to Improve Your At-Home Bartending Skills

Are you starting to get bummed because of cabin fever? Do you miss hanging out with friends while sipping your favourite cocktails at your local bar? Staying home does not...

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Simple Vodka Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Recreate your favourite vodka-based cocktails in 10 minutes or less. Check out this list of super simple vodka cocktail recipes that you can try at home. Let’s get started! Vodka...

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Spirit of York Hand Sanitizer – Update & Thank You

We are so touched by the incredible outpour of support we have received. On our first day alone, we raised over $4,000 for our local food banks. Thanks to all...

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Spirit of York Re-Dedicates Production Facilities Towards Producing Hand Sanitizer

For FAQs regarding our hand sanitizer, please scroll to the bottom of the page.  As the world fights to stop the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and an increased...

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From Grain To Glass: Ron Brubacher of Brubacher Farms

From Grain To Glass is a series on Spirit of York that showcases some of the local partners we work with that provide the ingredients needed to help make our...

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From Grain To Glass: Bill and Diane Truax of Aquapur

From Grain To Glass is a series on Spirit of York that showcases some of the local partners we work with that provide the ingredients needed to help make our...

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From Grain To Glass: Joe Arva of Arva Farms

From Grain To Glass is a series on Spirit of York that showcases some of the local partners we work with that provide the ingredients needed to help make our...

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