If you plan on throwing the ultimate Canada Day bash, you might be stumped as to what to serve when it comes to drinks. With the exception of domestic beer, it can be difficult to think of “Canadian” drink recipes — besides the Caesar of course. Spice up your drink menu by incorporating these red and white cocktails your guests are sure to love.
1. Strawberry Sour
Start your Canada Day bash right with this gorgeous red and white cocktail from Chef David Hawksworth. Nothing says summer like strawberries!
2. Cranberry Kir Royale
Tyler Florence combines frozen cranberries, orange juice and Champagne for the ultimate summer drink.
Why is this drink called a Shuggie? Your guess is as good as ours, but we’re certain you and your guests will love this rum-based cocktail infused wit rhubarb, ginger, lime and Thai basil flavours.
4. Citrus Berry Spritz
This sweet fizzy drink from Giada De Laurentiis is filled with berry ice cubes and a hint of mint for freshness.
5. Watermelon Strawberry Sangria
Bobby Flay’s sweet, citrus-infused summer drink is ideal for a party or get-together with friends.
6. Lava Flow Mocktail
What’s more Canadian than the combination of red and white? These sweet dessert-worthy drinks start with a base of raspberry purée, then a milky topping, a generous amount of whipped cream and finished with sugared frozen raspberries on top. Don’t forget to rim the glasses with red-coloured sugar!
7. Rum Punch
Try this refreshing booze-infused punch filled with tropical flavours and Jamaican white rum from Bobby Flay.
8. Cranberry Mojito
To keep with the red and white theme, don’t forget to serve a this fizzy bevvy with floating cranberries and fresh, muddled mint leaves.
9. Watermelon Martinis
Sure to quench your summertime thirst, Bobby’s fruity martini is loaded with tons of fresh watermelon and melon liquor for the utmost melon flavour.
10. Classic Canadian Caesar
The ultimate Canadian drink — thanks to our nation’s love of Clamato juice. This classic drink is a must-have for any Canada Day celebration. This version adds fresh sage and lime for a fresh new twist.