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Canfor Celebrates 75 years in business by releasing signature cocktail series

Canfor is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood building solutions. They’ve built their reputation on top quality products and superior customer service. A global leader in dimension lumber, Canfor is driving demand for green building products and serving markets in every corner of the world.

Many companies would celebrate a 75th anniversary with a party or cake. Not Canfor. They might have been around for 75 years, but as a company that has always looked to the future, they’re shaking up tradition.

Canfor has created a signature cocktail series to celebrate this occasion in style. Each cocktail is infused with the pride of Canfor’s corporate history – honouring the company’s leaders, milestones and the BC’s forest industry.

1930’s – Southern Pine Julep – with stone pine liqueur

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INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 oz Bourbon

3/4 oz Stone Pine Liqueur

1 tsp Simple Syrup

fresh mint

fresh thyme

Muddle herbs with liquors and simple syrup.

Fill cup with fresh crushed ice and stir till cup

frosts on the outside, finish with more ice, dust

with a ground thyme flavored icing sugar and

garnish with a small sprig each of thyme and

mint, and two short straws.

 

 

 

 

 

1960’s – Stumpage on the Rocks – an ode to BC industry

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INGREDIENTS

1 oz Canadian Rye Whisky

1 1/2 oz Southern Comfort

1 oz lemon juice

2 oz fresh squeezed apple juice

Couple dashes of orange bitters

Shake all until cold and strain into a stemless

wineglass filled 1/3 with ice. Finish with a twist

of lemon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1980’s – The Honourable Bentley – celebrating the Bentley family’s connection to Canfor

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INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 oz Tequila

1/4 oz Mezcal

1 oz Creme de Cassis

3/4 oz lime juice

1/4 of small dragon fruit

Muddle dragon fruit gently in a shaker. Add

remaining ingredients except soda, shake with

ice and strain into an ice-filled hurricane glass.

Top with soda. Garnish with a dragon fruit slice

and a tall straw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000’s – Renewable Resource

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INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 oz caramel Vodka

1/2 oz Creme de Banana

1/3 cup crushed ice

1/2 oz lemon  juice

1/2 small banana

1 oz 18% cream

 

Blend all but ice till just smooth. Add ice and

blend at high speed until smooth. Dust with a

grating of fresh nutmeg.

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