13 Canadian Alcoholic Beverages for Your Canada Day Boozing

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Celebrate Canada Day by drinking as the Canucks do.

1. Newfoundland Screech

This rum is used in a ceremony called a screech-in, where Newfoundlanders initiate someone from off the island into local traditions.

2. Bloody Caesar or Caesar

This cocktail is like a Bloody Mary, except that clam juice is mixed in with the tomato juice.

3. Molson beer

This 18th-century brewing company merged with Coors in 2005.

4. Yukon Jack

This Québécois liqueur is made of whisky and honey.

5. Rev

This blue alcopop drink, manufactured in Ontario, is mostly vodka. A Rev-bomb cocktail is made by dropping a shot of Jägermeister into a bottle of Rev.

6. Alexander Keith's beer

This Nova Scotia brewery was founded nearly 200 years ago. The beer became available in the United States in 2011.

7. Icewine

This dessert wine is made of grapes frozen on the vine. It's popular in both Canada and Germany. A cider version is made with frozen apple juice.

8. Raymond Massey

This cocktail is named after the actor from Toronto. It's a combination of whisky, ginger syrup, and champagne.

9. Labatt beer

Labatt is the largest brewer in Canada, according to Wikipedia. It's part of the Anheuser-Busch company.

10. Canadian Club

This whisky was originally made in Detroit, but the operation was moved to Canada during prohibition.

11. Caribou

This drink is often served at the Quebec Winter Carnival, and consists of mulled wine, whisky or rum, and maple syrup.

12. Maple liqueur

This obligatory maple product is more popular with tourists than with locals.

13. Moose milk

This cocktail is like a boozy milkshake. It's usually made with blended rum, kahlua and ice cream. Some people add Irish liqueur, butterscotch schnapps or strawberries.

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July 1, 2013 - 10:22am
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