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Guide: 8 of the best Pride-themed cocktails you can get this week

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Kick the Pride festivities off this week by sipping on some colourful cocktails while supporting diversity, respect, and equality. We’ve teamed up with Concorde Group to bring you the eight of the best pride-themed cocktails for Calgary’s Pride Week!

ANJU – HIGH TEA

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Head over to Anju for their High Tea. This cocktail takes on the classic Long Island Iced Tea. Mixed with peach shrub, butterfly pea tea, Mount Gay amber rum and Cointreau, Anju’s High Tea is a pride-themed cocktail you won’t see anywhere else!

Where: 322 – 17 Avenue SW
When: Now until September 2

BRIDGETTE BAR – THE DREAMSICLE

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Bridgette Bar’s Pride-themed cocktail is a literally a Dreamsicle come true. Made with Tito’s vodka, Cointreau, pineapple juice, vanilla cinnamon syrup and garnished with an edible rainbow glitter sip!

Where: 739 10 Ave SW
When: now until September 2

LULU BAR – AGE OF AQUARIA

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This is the dawning of the age of Aquaria! If you’re looking for a sweet treat in cocktail form, try this island dream. Shaken and stirred with coconut rum, vodka, bluecuraçao, ginger, cardamom, pineapple, and lime, this cocktail has tropical vibes written all over it!

Where: 519 17 Ave SW
When: Now until September 2

PIGEONHOLE – CHANNEL ORANGE

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Named after the Frank Ocean Album, Channel Orange features Mount Gay Rum, Cointreau, Campari, cantaloupe juice, lime, lemon, and simple syrup!

Where: 306 17 Ave SW
When: Now until September 2

NATIONAL ON 17TH – PURPLE DRINK

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Slurp it up with National on 17th’s Purple Drink. Combining vodka, Licor 43, grape crush, lemon, and finished with a rainbow sprinkle rim this boozy Slurpee blows all other blended drinks out of the water.

Where: 550 17 Ave SW
When: Now until September 2

RICARDO’S HIDEAWAY – MIAMI VICE

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Queue the 80s music and a flock of seagulls haircut. Ricardo’s Hideaway’s Miami Vice features a smooth mix of rum, coconut, pineapple, and strawberry flavours!

Where: 1530 5 St SW
When: Now until September 2

PROOF COCKTAIL BAR – SHIMMY STRUT

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Do the shimmy-shake with Proof’s Shimmy Strut. This combination of The Botanist Gin, Amaretto, Blue Curacao, Seasme Syrup, Lemon Juice, Hops Bitters, Firewater, White Wine and Butterfly Pea Tea is nothing short of spectacular!

Where: 1302 1st St SW
When: Now until September 2

THE BELTLINER – KIND OF A BIG DILL

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Calling all Caesar-lovers don’t miss The Beltliner’s Kind of a Big Dill made with Walter Caesar craft mix, pickled hot pepper vodka and garnished with a cheese-stuffed dill pickle, pepperoni, olives, celery, lime and not to forget a festive sparkler topper, because why not!

Where: 243 12th Ave SW
When: Now until September 2

There you have it, Calgary, 8 of the best Pride-themed cocktails in the city! Get out there show your support for the LGBTQ2+ and sip on specialty-crafted and oh-so-fabulous curated cocktails!

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