A Canadian Classic You’ve Got to Try

Now that I am back home and starting to plan out my holiday menus for family and friends, it’s time to start thinking about what I will be serving. I LOVE being the host for the holidays. I take a lot of pride in creating special memories for those I love. From the delicious food, to classic cocktails, the holidays are about special moments for me as I get older. J.P. Wiser’s brought Catherine along on a special trip earlier this year, and I recently found my own bottle of J.P. Wiser’s Triple Barrel Rye while tidying up the office. Yes, I keep the special bottles in the office until we move. Can you tell we need more space? So I thought I’d share a holiday classic just in time for the holidays that we can all enjoy together.

While touring the J.P. Wiser’s production facility earlier this year, Catherine was able to see firsthand the passion and commitment to quality that this Canadian brand holds to the highest standard. We’ve got a lot of choices these days, but knowing that Canada plays such a huge role in the production of their products from start to finish really helps me appreciate J.P. Wiser’s so much more. 

Using my bottle of J.P. Wiser’s Triple Barrel Rye, I thought about my Dad and what he would want to enjoy with us. I smile when I think about Christmases past where my brother, my husband and my dad sat around the table sipping Egg Nogg together. My mom and I would be in the kitchen and they would tell stories and cheesy jokes, laughing and focusing on nothing else other than spending time together. That is what the holidays are to me now. Creating those kind of memories every year in the best way I can. 

So without further ado, here is the recipe for the J.P.Wiser’s True North Nogg that I will be using this year for our family and friends. 



  • Rinse a rocks glass with the Kahlua.
  • Combine all other ingredients in a shaker and shake.
  • Pour into the rocks glass, sprinkle with chocolate and cinnamon and enjoy

You can of course find many more cocktail ideas and recipes on their website by clicking here. Make sure to share your favourite by following @JPWisersCA on Twitter and Instagram. We cant’t wait to see which cocktail you create for the holidays! 

Please remember to enjoy responsibly and never drink and drive. This post is not intended to be seen by persons under the legal alcohol drinking age or in countries with restrictions on advertising on alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.

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