INNOVATIVE PRODUCT, FIRST TIME IN QUEBEC
Barrel-Aged Maple Old Fashioned, poured directly from an American Oak charred Barrel featured on the bar.
A creation of 1769 Distillery master-distiller, Andrew Mikus, and of our award-winning chef bar and general manager Maximilliano Vallée Valletta.
Now in all Les Enfants Terribles restaurants.
This signature Maple Old-Fashioned takes on a smoothness that can only be achieved by aging it in charred American Oak.
A unique product
As the cocktail sits in the barrel, it becomes more complex, mellow and balanced with a slight peppery flavour, smothered by the rich sweetness of Quebec maple syrup. “We now have a way to offer our customers an aged, ultra-premium local craft cocktail, made by a Montreal urban micro-distillery”, says Maximilliano. “This is a first for Montreal and we are proud to work with 1769 Distillery on innovating the cocktail scene.”
“We are proud to say that we can now provide bars and restaurants in Quebec what other establishments all over the world can do, without leaving a large carbon footprint. We distill, blend and package all of our products at our distillery, which is just 5 minutes from the Atwater Market. Everything is transported by the SAQ from our warehouse in Verdun, directly to the SAQ warehouse in east-end Montreal”, states Andrew. Provincial regulations restrict bartenders from batching cocktails on the bar, however 1769 Distillery in Montreal has found a solution by creating and packaging the cocktail at the distillery, which is located in Verdun. The kegs are purchased by licensees through the private importation channel of the SAQ.
About 1769 Distillery
Since 2014, Montreal’s 1769 Distillery has been producing handcrafted, small-batch spirits, as-well-as barrel aging gin, Canadian Whisky and maple syrup. It’s award-winning MVodka and Madison Park™ London Dry Gin are available in two sizes at the SAQ network of stores. Madison Park Barrel-Aged Gin will be released at the SAQ in October. In addition, 1769 will be the first Quebec distillery to launch it’s 3-year old Canadian Whisky by early 2018. Other aged cocktail creations, designed and created by 1769 Distillery, will be released in select bars soon.
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Francine Brûlé and Serge Bruneau opened the first Brasserie Les Enfants Terribles in 2008 on Bernard Avenue in Outremont with an audacious and enticing concept: a neighborhood restaurant where all generations can gather to enjoy generous meals typical of Quebec, made with the best local ingredients. In a setting where nostalgia and originality intermingle brilliantly, one definitely finds a warm, vibrant and convivial atmosphere.
The large breakfasts, great service and beautiful design make this an excellent choice for brunch.
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