“When I first tried this gin, it instantly had me longing for warmer weather. As someone that has practiced beekeeping, I adore a Bee’s Knees and this cocktail is a riff on one. Watermelon is a great partner for any herb, so I paired it with akvavit and some baking spices from Bittered Sling’s Clingstone Peach to bring in some flavour harmonies and complexity to the drink.” –Chantelle Gabino
Duality, protest, non-conformism, all symbols at the heart of the Quebec artist Miss Me’s work, but also very present in the co-creation between her and romeo’s gin: romeo’s gin X, the anti-pink gin. For the International Women’s Day, we want to highlight 10 amazing Canadian women bartenders for whom these concepts are commonplace. They are showing us their vision of the #girlydrinks through meaningful, creative and decadent cocktails, that can be enjoyed by both men and women. They also share their stories as women in the industry, without censorship. Pink but not what you think. For all the recipes and the interview, click here.