Disgraceland beckons passersby with its strands of Christmas lights twinkling in the window — regardless of the season. Inside, the Bloor Street bar caters to a mixed crowd, with patrons entwined in board games (plucked from a hodgepodge on the shelf), cheering over a foosball match (there’s a table dead-centre) or noshing on food (the menu is vegans and vegetarian friendly).">

Drink This: Disgraceland’s Swill in Hell


Published:

Disgraceland beckons passersby with its strands of Christmas lights twinkling in the window — regardless of the season. Inside, the Bloor Street bar caters to a mixed crowd, with patrons entwined in board games (plucked from a hodgepodge on the shelf), cheering over a foosball match (there’s a table dead-centre) or noshing on food (the menu is vegans and vegetarian friendly).

Although most kids choose to swill beers, a cocktail menu is there for those who wish to widen their strokes. Created by bartender Ana Wolkowski, the list of libations includes a number of classics in addition to some riffs on the tried and true.

We opted for the Swill in Hell ($13), which, for the month, deviates from the menu descriptor slightly. Pairing Evan Williams Apple Orchard liqueur — redolent of nutmeg, cinnamon and other warming spices — with Basil Hayden’s bourbon, the drink is served over a single rock and finished with a curl of preserved orange rind.

This’ll stave off the November chill in a way a cold brew simply can’t.   

Disgraceland, 965 Bloor St. W., 647-347-5263

For more must-try Toronto cocktails, check out our Pinterest page

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Gewurztraminer, 2012

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Gewurztraminer, 2012

This Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg, 2012 is a wine for Gewürztraminer lovers
Posted 2 days ago
Restaurant Review: Refined simplicity at Dandylion

Restaurant Review: Refined simplicity at Dandylion

Jay Carter's own vision and passion finally come home to roost at Dandylion on Queen West.
Posted 2 days ago
Ocean Wise celebrates 10 years of certified sustainable seafood

Ocean Wise celebrates 10 years of certified sustainable seafood

Ocean Wise has been partnering with fishers, suppliers and restaurants for ten years to certify sustainable seafood.
Posted 3 days ago
First Draught: King Pilsner is a great gateway craft beer

First Draught: King Pilsner is a great gateway craft beer

King has done their best to replicate the original Czech pilsner as closely as possible.
Posted 3 days ago

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleEdit Module