For a more fragrant cocktail, try using an aromatic spirit such as gin. This one is made with juniper (the core ingredient), coriander, angelica root and liquorice. Produced in Montréal, Portage is a made-in-Quebec gin that’s sure to become your next coup de cœur!
The tradition of bitters
Aperitifs such as Campari, Aperol and Suze are made with bitter plants (like gentian) known for stimulating the appetite. They add a wonderfully spicy note to cocktails and pair beautifully with gin.