• Bitters @ Baijiu: A Cocktail Challenge

    Bitters @ Baijiu: A Cocktail Challenge

    A big thank you to all the bartenders, sponsors, and local Edmonton cocktail enthusiasts for their participation in Token Natural's first annual cocktail competition at Baijiu on February 15th. We challenged seven of Edmonton's best bartenders to reimagine the flavour possibilities of cocktails using Token Bitters and Michter's American Whiskey. We truly enjoy creating opportunities in which we can bring the Edmonton community together (and enjoy a cocktail or two). In case you missed the event, here is a recap! The scene   How the competition went down Each bartender had a week to prepare their drink for the competition using a combination of Token's Signature Bitters: Whyte...

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  • How We Make Our Bitters: Behind the Scenes with Token

    How We Make Our Bitters: Behind the Scenes with Token

    Token's Bitters are crafted with love at Edmonton's Hansen Distillery. This is where the magic happens. Each batch of Token's Bitters are made with great care, and we attend to every detail in order to make the finest products we can. Overseeing the entire process is Token's flavour master: Cam O'Neil.   Cam O'Neil left, and Kris Sustrick of Hansen Distillery placing a bag of fresh lime leaves into a jar to create Token's Whyte Lavender Bitters. Step one of the bitters making process is to source our ingredients. We support small local farmers and businesses whenever possible, and always opt for...

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