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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur - Matt Birchard EPISODE 61, 16th July 2021
Episode 61: Domaine De Canton
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Episode 61: Domaine De Canton

Episode 61 features Domaine De Canton French Ginger Liqueur. The bottle for the tasting is 750mL at 28% ABV, or 56 proof and sells for about $28.

Enjoy this episode with a pour of Domaine De Canton neat.

Domaine De Canton's official website: https://www.domainedecanton.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1992 - The Original Canton Delicate Ginger Liqueur is launched by Charles Jacquins et Cie
  • 1997 - Jacquins' ginger liqueur is discontinued
  • 2007 - Canton Ginger & Cognac Liqueur, changed within months to Domaine De Canton
  • 2008 - Domaine De Canton wins Best of Show at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • 2014 - Heaven Hill buys the brand for an undisclosed sum

Key Cocktails:

Domaine De Canton goes well in a number of cocktails, but try this one:

Skinny Mule:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Domaine De Canton
  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Club Soda

Build in a copper mug or Collins glass. Fill glass with crushed ice. Add lime juice, Domaine de Canton, and vodka. Stir and top with club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge.

References:

Wikipedia Article on Domaine De Canton

The Spruce Eats Article on Domaine De Canton

Press Release on Heaven Hill Acquisition

Bar None Drinks Listing on Domaine De Canton

Drink Straight Up Article on Domaine De Canton

Max Liquor Listing of The Original Canton Delicate Ginger Liqueur

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