15 must-try cocktails from this year's Pride Crawl Fundraiser

Jun 23 2017, 4:03 am

Maybe you’ve heard about this gloriously colourful crawl going down in Van, but in case you haven’t, here are the details.

Between July 14 and August 6, you’re invited to celebrate Pride and support the LGBTQ+ community by taking part in the annual Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation Pride-themed cocktail crawl.

If you head to one of the 45 participating bars and restaurants between these dates you’ll find Pride-inspired bevies on drink menus, here are 15 must-try concoctions from the Pride Crawl for 2017.

ROYGBIV from Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar


The ROYGBIV (Photo courtesy of Boulevard Kitchen & Bar)

Jamaican Rum, fresh OJ, Ancho Reyes Verde, green strawberry bitters, Blue Curacao, coconut milk, and vanilla.

Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @blvdyvr

Purple Rain from The Cascade Room


Purple Rain (Photo courtesy of Cascade Room)

Longtable Gin, Okanagan spirits Haskap liqueur, Orgeat Syrup, Passion Fruit Puree, lime juice, egg whites, and Gunpowder bitters mist.

Address: 2616 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @thecascaderoom

Divine from H2 Rotisserie & Bar

Divine (Photo courtesy of H2 Rotisserie Bar)

Blue, J Wray White Rum, Pina Colada Foam, Pineapple leaves, and Pineapple Star Anise bitters.

Address: 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Instagram: @h2restaurant

Ipanema from Café Medina


Ipanema (Photo courtesy of Café Medina)

Cachaca, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, rosewater, egg white, bird’s eye chilli, fresh mint leaves, rose petals, and lime.

Address: 780 Richards Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @medinacafe

Rosé Bouquet from MARKET by Jean-Georges


Rosé Bouquet (Photo courtesy of Market)

Kim Crawford Rosé, Tanqueray Gin, Lillet Blanc, Simple Syrup, Top with Grapefruit Juice, and Rosemary Sprig.

Address: 3rd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, 1115 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @marketjg_van

The Peachy Sailor from The Portside Pub


The Peachy Sailor (Photo courtesy of The Portside Pub)

Sailor Jerry, Lemon Juice, Rosemary Honey Syrup, Peach Puree, Grapefruit, and Rosemary.

Address: 7 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @theprotsidepub

Tro-hop-ical Dream from Juniper


Tro-hop-ical Dream (Photo courtesy of Juniper)

Jameson, cinnamon & pinapple puree, lemon, and IPA.

Address: 185 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @junipervancouver

Something About Love from Provence Marinaside


Something About Love (Photo courtesy of Provence)

Russian Standard Vodka, Lemon Juice, Lavender Syrup, Pomegranate Juice, and Veuve Cliquot Champagne

Address: 1177 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver
Instagram: @provincemarinaside

Guts & Grit from Wildebeest


Guts Grit (Photo courtesy of Wildebeest)

Cocoa-infused scotch, Punt e Mes, lemon juice, and cherry purée.

Address: 120 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @wildebeestyvr

Waterfront Clover Club Martini from ARC


Clover Club Martini (Photo courtesy of ARC)

Pear and Thyme Infused Gin, honey, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, egg whites, and muddled raspberries.
Address: 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
Instagram: @fairmontwaterfront

Bittercup from Pourhouse Restaurant


Bittercup (Photo courtesy of Pourhouse)

Campari, Fernet Branca, Grapefruit and Cranberry Juice, and Sparkling Wine.

Address: 162 Water Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @pourhouse

La Vie Boheme from Royal Dinette


La Vie Boheme (Photo: FredFung)

Don Julio Blonco, Aperol, Pineapple gomme, Lime Juice, sprig of rosemary, Peychauds bitters, and pineapple juice.

Address: 905 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver

Lady Amalthela from The Union


Lady Amalthela (Photo courtesy of The Union)

Muddled Lemongrass, Altos Reposado tequila, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, prosecco, and Giffards Creme de Violette.

Address: 219 Union Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @theunionvan

Pride Colada from YEW seafood + bar


Pride Colada (Photo courtesy of YEW)

Havana 3 YO White Rum, Amarula Fruit Liqueur, Fresh Pineapple Juice, Boiron Coconut Puree, Plum, and Rootbeer Bitters.

Address: 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @fsvancouver

The Proud Seaman from Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

Belvedere Vodka, Okanagan Spirits Haskap Liqueur, Apple Black Tea, Lemon Juice, Bittered Sling Cranberry Bitters, and Soda.

Address: Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar (located in the Moda Hotel), 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @uvavancouver

Pride-Themed Cocktail Crawl

When: Friday, July 14 and Sunday, August 6
Where: 45 venues around Vancouver

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