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Absolut Vodka
Jun 05, 2017

Canadian Textile Artist Collaboration With Absolut Vodka

Here is a snappy-dressed addition to your bar for this summer.
To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Absolut recently released a new bottle design that is as Canadian as well... poutine and maple syrup.
It is available across Canada $24-$30 ($23.99 in BC)

From the press release:

A tribute to 150 years of forward thinking, the Absolut Canada bottle was designed by Canadian textile artist Elizabeth (Libs) Elliott, who uses a custom computer program to design patterns and laser cutting tolls to create futuristic home textiles.  
 
To convey a message of Canada’s history and future, the bottle artwork uses a traditional quilt block ‘Maple Leaf’ design and a modernized Canadian colour palette. Geometric shapes represent Canada’s diversity, and a grid reflects our expansive geography. The movement of shapes throughout displays a sense of transformation and unity that speaks to our 150 celebration of Canada.
 
Available across Canada beginning in May, Absolut Canada contains the same premium, Swedish vodka as a bottle of Absolut Vodka - known for its pure and natural taste - that people have enjoyed since 1979.


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Absolut Maple

Recipe courtesy of Absolut

1.5oz (45ml) Absolut
1.5oz (45ml) lemon juicy
1/2oz (15ml) maple syrup
1/2oz (15ml) egg white

Combine all ingredients and dry shake then add ice and shake again until chilled.
Garnish with a few drops of angostura bitters.

Classic Caesar

Recipe courtesy of Mott's Clamato
A classic Canadian cocktail, the Caesar was born in Calgary in 1969

1oz (30ml) vodka (Absolut in this case)
2 dashes hot sauce
4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
3 grinds fresh cracked salt and pepper
4oz (120ml) Mott's Clamato Original Cocktail

Rim a highball glass with lemon and Mott's Clamato Rimmer or celery salt
Fill glass to the top with ice
Add ingredients in order listed above
Stir well to mix and garnish with a celery stalk and lime wedge.

Absolut Summer Fling

Recipe courtesy of Absolut

1.5oz (45ml) Absolut
1oz (30ml) watermelon juice
1/2oz (15ml) simple syrup
1/2oz (15ml) lemon juice
soda

Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice until chilled.
Fine strain into a Collins glass with ice.
Garnish with a mint sprig and wedge or ball of watermelon.
 
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