6 cocktails inspired by romeo's gin edition 06

Since its launch in Quebec 5 years ago, romeo's gin has pursued the mission of democratizing urban art, first through its various editions showcasing Canadian urban artists, but also through many other creative initiatives, such as the romeo's museum, the very first museum of urban art in Canada, or more recently, by commissioning the largest and most unexpected mural in Toronto: C-Horse. This masterpiece of over 26,000 square feet was created by Toronto based artist birdO, located at 148 Cumberland St., on the top floor of the CitiPark Cumberland Parkade.

Crédit photo: Jonathan Gazze

The launch of the 06 edition of romeo's gin, which proudly showcases this colorful artwork, has inspired many mixologists in Ontario and we were eager to discover the cocktail recipes they created with romeo's gin. Simple cocktails or complex cocktails, but most importantly, cocktails that all celebrate creativity and ultimately reveal themselves as liquid art.

In these uncertain and grey days, we rely on creativity to bring color into our lives.
To all the mixologists behind these cocktails, we say thank you.
Thank you for making us travel with flavors of the world.
Thank you for making our taste buds tingle.
Thank you for bringing art where we don't expect it.

Never let isolation be a limit to your creativity!
Go ahead, get inspired!

Saint Nick Negroni

Created by Marty Pineault, Ottawa

romeo’s gin – Cocchi di Torino infused with espresso beans – Campari – mint bitters – orange bitters

For the full recipe, visit Marty’s Instagram account: @marty.cocktails

Pineapple Cilantro Smash

Created by Jay Frederick and Hayley Pugh, Ottawa

pineapple-tajin infused romeo gin – pineapple juice – runny honey – cilantro – pineapple chunks

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Beyond the Nest

Created by John Y Ko, Toronto

Saffron and black truffle infused romeo’s gin – Ramazzotti Aperitivo Rosato – pear puree – lemon juice – simple syrup – egg white – hibiscus rosehip bitters – firewater

For the full recipe, visit John’s Instagram account:

Gimlet pour Florence

Created by Christopher Flink, Toronto

romeo’s gin – Maraschino Liqueur – Meyer lemon juice – Flink’s Drinks Lime-Mint bitters

For the full recipe, visit Chris’ Instagram account: @flinks_drinks

Growing Roots

Created by Shannon-Blue Nanibush, Ottawa

romeo’s gin – Lillet Blanc – lemon juice – ginger syrup – celery bitters

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Not the gumdrop buttons

Created by Cody Nicoll, Ottawa

romeo’s gin – Amaro montenegro – cold steeped chamomile tea – Bosc pear juice – lemon juice – gingerbread syrup – soda water

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