Martini. Old Fashioned. Brandy Alexander. Who doesn’t love a classic cocktail? Usually composed of two or three standard ingredients, these time-tested recipes offer a prime opportunity for talented bartenders to put their innovative spin on a drink to create something new from something old.
Whether it’s adding bitters, switching up spirits, caramelizing or infusing, get ready to fall in love with these
Meet the Whistler bartenders who love to break the rules, creating their own modern twists for your drinking
pleasure. From Chartreuse-infused hard candy crowns to colour-changing martinis, join this creative crew
and think outside the box next time you sit at the bar.
STORY BY NIKKI BAYLE Y | IMAGES BY JOERN ROHDE
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Borrowing from the Classics