As the summer days get longer, there’s no better way to enjoy the weather than by indulging in refreshing and tantalizing new alcoholic beverages. Whether you’re lounging by the poolside, hosting a backyard barbecue, or simply seeking a delightful way to unwind after a long day, these innovative concoctions are sure to invigorate your taste buds, and transport you to a tropical paradise. Get ready to raise your glass and embark on a sizzling journey of flavor exploration, as we unveil a collection of delectable drinks that will make this summer an unforgettable one. Cheers to new beginnings and unforgettable sips!

Stag’s Summer Sipper – Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

The perfect poolside sipper or a perfect whisky to serve at your rooftop cocktail party, the Glenfiddich 12-year-old stirs perfectly into a refreshing Stag’s Summer Sipper cocktail. With Luxardo, lemon, raspberries, and soda – this effervescent Glenfiddich highball makes for the best of memories while soaking up summer sunsets, sipping poolside or basking in the sunshine with friends.


40 ml | 1.5 oz Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
7.5 ml | ¼ oz. Luxardo Maraschino
15 ml | ½ oz. Lemon Juice
15 ml | ½ oz. Simple Syrup
8 Raspberries
Top with Soda


Shake Glenfiddich 12-year-old, Luxardo Maraschino, lemon juice, simple syrup, and raspberries in a shaker. Strain into a highball glass with ice and top with soda. Garnish with lemon and fresh raspberries.

Lavender Gold Rush – Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Bourbon Barrel Reserve

This single malt whisky is beautifully complex with flavours of woody spices and ripe summer fruit, making it a perfect scotch to blend into summer cocktails with citrus and light florals like the Lavender Gold Rush. It’s a wonderful expression that will inspire bourbon and scotch lovers alike all summer long.


60 ml | 2 oz Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old
22.5 ml | ¾ oz. Lemon Juice
22.5 ml | ¾ oz. Honey Syrup
1 sprig Lavender


In a shaker, add Glenfiddich, lemon juice and honey syrup with a sprig of lavender and shake with ice. Fine strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with a fresh lavender sprig.

The Balvenie

Warmly embracing the honeyed glow of the sun on a warm summer day, The Balvenie pours into summer occasions, taking an authentic approach to summer fare and scotch pairings. Blending the nuances of Speyside with the scenic landscape of local Canadian makers foraging from the sea, the garden, the farm, the fields, and orchards across the nation – these thoughtfully crafted summer pairings will serve perfectly alongside summer occasions. We suggest the next time you cook up your favourite summer foods, to serve them alongside scotch whisky.

The Balvenie DoubleWood 12

As traditional as summer fare gets, corn on the cob is a staple for any Canadian barbecue. Dressed with creamy homemade honey butter with a touch of salt, the sweetness of the Canadian corn will blend perfectly with the smooth, honeyed characteristics of The Balvenie DoubleWood 12.

The Balvenie Week of Peat

When it comes to hand shucked oysters, there’s no better accompaniment than a drop of whisky – The Week of Peat will lend its delicate smokiness seamlessly to this delectable treat.

Gibson’s Finest

With temperatures beginning to rise, refreshing mixed drinks to beat the summer heat are top of mind. Whether planning a backyard BBQ, spending the weekend at a cottage, or sipping by the pool, Gibson’s Finest® Canadian Whisky is skillfully aged for outstanding flavour and pairs perfectly with your favourite summer rituals.

When you’re entertaining this summer, you can create simple and delicious crowd-pleasing mixed drinks with Gibson’s Finest® signature serves that don’t require a long list of ingredients or bar tools. Using three ingredients or less, these Gibson’s Finest® mixed drinks are refreshing, easy and speak to a summer spent savouring moments with friends and family, as opposed to running around making complex cocktails. 

Gibson’s Arnold Palmer


2 oz Gibson’s Finest® Rare Canadian Whisky
4 oz iced tea
2 oz lemonade


Fill your glass with ice
Add Gibson’s Finest® Rare Canadian Whisky, iced tea, and lemonade
Stir well
Garnish with fresh lemon slices

Gibson’s Smash


2 oz Gibson’s Finest® Rare Canadian Whisky
4 oz lemonade
Mint leaves


In your choice of cocktail glass, muddle the mint leaves with 1/2 oz of lemonade
Add Gibson’s Finest® Rare Canadian Whisky and the remaining lemonade
Fill with ice
Garnish with a sprig of mint

Sailor Jerry

Sailor Jerry Rum celebrates World Rum Day on July 8th with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum tiki cocktails. Canadians can set sail to the tropics from the comfort of their own backyards as they mix up refreshing Sailor Jerry Rum tiki cocktails that transport to a tropical paradise from the comfort of their own home.

Opt for the cool and uncomplicated cocktails like the Sailor Jerry Watermelon Cooler or the Backyard Tea Cocktail; or kick it up a notch with bold cocktails like the SJ Hurricane, SJ Blue Hawaii, or the legendary Bahama Papa.

Sailor Jerry Watermelon Cooler


1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
2 parts Watermelon Juice
4 leaves of Muddled Mint
Lime Seltzer

How to Make:

Build in a glass with ice, garnish with mint and a watermelon wedge.

Sailor Jerry Blue Hawaii


1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
½ part Blue Curacao
1 part pineapple juice
½ part lime juice
¾ part simple syrup

How to Make:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled and frothy. Pour in a glass filled with crushed ice and garnish with maraschino cherries and pineapple chunks.

Sailor Jerry Backyard Tea Cocktail


2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
3 parts black tea
1 part fresh lemonade

How to Make:

Build all ingredients in an ice-filed glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.