Classy and Cost-Effective: An Ode to Apéritif Hour

photo: Pourhouse

photo: Pourhouse

The following article was written by Tourism Vancouver’s Sonu Purhar and photographed by Tourism Vancouver’s Nicole Havers.

It’s been a long day, maybe a hard one. A frantic client called and kept you on the phone for hours. You were late for an important meeting and your manager sighed in a way that made your blood run cold. Your Instagram post from last night only got three Likes. Life’s rough. And you’re not even that jazzed about happy hour, because all the cheap beer and wine is making you feel like a hungover/headachy mess.

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Classy and Cost-Effective: An Ode to Apéritif Hour

Thirsty? Tales of the Cocktail Festival is coming Feb. 12-15

Take a little barrel-aged Cointreau.  Add some roasted almond infused bourbon, some Remy Martin and a splash of ginger beer.  And what do you get?

Roaming Buffalo Punch:  The official cocktail of the 2012 Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver festival, Feb. 12-Feb. 15.  Started in 2002 in New Orleans, Tales of the Cocktail has grown to become the world’s premier cocktail festival, bringing together elite mixologists and cocktail enthusiasts for fine drinks, cuisine and culture.  Continue reading:
Thirsty? Tales of the Cocktail Festival is coming Feb. 12-15