Caribou the Famous Drink of Winter Carnaval de Québec
Recipe Type: spirits, cocktails
Serves: 10
Caribou, a feisty alcoholic beverage, became popular in the early Carnivals. The recipe was created by Ti-Père, a business that was first established on Ste-Thérèse Street in the lower city, then, more recently, in Old Québec. Suffice it to say a typical caribou contains brandy, vodka, sherry and port… Wow!
  • Recipe for 10 people:
  • 3 oz. Vodka
  • 3 oz. Brandy
  • 12 ½ oz. Canadian Sherry
  • 12 ½ oz. Canadian Port
  1. Pour into a punchbowl and mix together. Serve in sherry glasses or , pour in a flask or specialty drinking tube and share with a group, preferably while playing in the snow. Be careful, this packs a wallop as the name implies.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at