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Cocktails in Vancouver History

The Tales of the Cocktail tour is back in Vancouver for its second year. We found a few archival images that illustrate Vancouver’s cocktail history.

Cocktails in some form have been served in Vancouver since the very early days. Sam Brighouse, one of the Three Greenhorns, is in the “Stanley Park Hotel” bar below. We can’t tell what they are serving, but the price of “2 bits” is attractive. (This photo was staged as a joke).

Michael Wilkinson Brighouse, Sam Brighouse, William Beech, A. McCallum (serving drinks) and others, circa 1890. Item # St Pk P34.

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