Make these fancy Fairmont Caesars at home

Make your Canada Day barbecue a hit with these 'perfect patio sippers'

Considering the Caesar is considered Canada's cocktail, it's expected fans across the nation will be breaking out their version of the drink on Canada Day, July 1. And there are as many versions of the Caesar as there are patriots mixing them up for friends and family.

But, for those looking to up their Caesar game, Fairmont Hotels has some suggestions.

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This Lemon Beer Caesar recipe came courtesy of Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Photo Fairmont Hotels

For more inspiration when making your own “perfect patio sipper,” Jetside Bar at Fairmont Vancouver Airport shared its Lemon Beer Caesar recipe, which uses local lemon pale ale from Four Winds Brewing in Delta, B.C. For a very West Coast take on this Canadian treasure, try this recipe at home.

Lemon Beer Caesar


1.5 oz. Absolute Citron

.5 oz. Grand Marnier

.5 oz. lemon juice

Tabasco to taste

Worcester sauce to taste

Motts Caesar mix

Lemon Pale Ale

Garnish with dill and smoked salmon.

Walter Caesar mix is a key ingredient of the Coastline Caesar created by Jeff Savage, head bartender at Botanist at Fairmont Pacific Rim. Photo Walter Caesar

The Coastline Caesar was created by Jeff Savage, head bartender at Botanist at Fairmont Pacific Rim, who describes this Caesar as the perfect recipe for the home mixologist. Savage used local ingredients and suppliers, as well as scents and flavours specific to the Pacific Northwest for this Canadian themed Caesar.

Coastline Caesar


1 oz. Sheringham Vodka

½ oz. Sheringham Aquavit

¾ oz. Smoked cedar tisane

3 oz. Walter's Caesar mix

1 dash Bittered Sling Cascade celery bitters


Rim glass with Old Bay Seasoning.  Garnish with a dill frond and small piece of smoked salmon and serve on a small cedar plank.




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