Canadian Club celebrates 'Boardwalk Empire'

Star Steve Buscemi (left) in nightclub scene.
The second season of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" series debuts at 9 p.m. this Sunday, and Canadian Club has come up with a special package to go with the event.

It consists of a limited edition 750ml bottle of their six-year-old Canadian whisky and a silver flask with the “Boardwalk Empire” logo etched onto it. Suggested retail price is $13.99.

In addition, the Windsor, Ontario, distiller -- whose whisky was secretly smuggled across the border to Detroit during Prohibition, the period in which "Boardwalk Empire" is set -- has come up with several cocktail recipes.  

1½ parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
4 parts club soda
Add ingredients over ice in a rocks glass. Stir.

1½ parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
1½ parts Dubonnet Rouge
Orange peel for garnish
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a small wheel of orange peel.

1 part Harvey’s Bristol Cream
2 parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish
Shake Harvey’s Bristol Cream, Canadian Club and bitters with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a lowball glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry.
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