Its distinctive colour comes from cranberries
Molasses is at the basis of its unconventional recipe
Sainte-Marie pays tribute to the old Faubourg à m’lasse
Savour it on-the-rocks or as shots
Once upon a time, the Imperial Molasses factory released a sweet-smelling aroma over Montreal’s working-class sector of Sainte-Marie. In this portside area, the men tasked with unloading molasses shipments would deliberately drop the last barrel of each load onto the dock. Their wives would swoop in to collect this poor-man’s sugar, which they used for baking or to make contraband alcohol.
4 x 355 ml