Fairmont Gold’s Can’t Miss Cocktails

When you stay on the newly-reimagined Fairmont Gold at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, you will experience the pinnacle of luxury. From the moment you arrive at the private 8th-floor reception, you’ll be immersed in spectacular views, luxe accommodations, enhanced amenities, and warm, personalized service.

Photo by Bradon Barre
reception desk at the fairmont gold lounge

For those who may be new to Fairmont Gold, perhaps one of the most delightful surprises are the sophisticated, carefully curated culinary offerings that truly take your taste buds to the next level.

For starters, the Fairmont Gold Lounge serves breakfast, afternoon tea, après ski canapes, and all-day snacks. Award-winning Chef Isabel Chung and her team have created an extravagant menu for the gourmand that is both healthy and hearty.

But let’s not forget something lovely to sip on…the fully-stocked honour bar is a cocktail lover’s dream and sure to delight even the most discerning palette. Simply stroll into the gorgeous, residential kitchen and fix up something fabulous.*

fairmont gold lounge stocked with food and wine

Created by Ross Watson, a Scottish globetrotter now living his dream in Whistler, Fairmont Gold’s innovative cocktail program offers unique, locally-inspired creations that capture the essence of Whistler. Below is our suggestion can’t miss cocktails, a new option for every day of the week!


Fairmont Gold beverages are an Honor Bar system. All beverages will be signed to the guest room at an additional cost (prices vary).

French Canadian Old Fashioned

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Everything you love in a classic Old Fashioned, with a French Canadian twist! We start with 100% Canadian Rye and add a fusion of chai tea and pure maple, for a smooth, bittersweet finish.

Aged Lot 40 Rye | Hennessy VS | Benedictine | Housemade Maple Chai Syrup

Good As Gold Martini

A cocktail on a ledge

The perfect martini doesn’t exi…..Created from a unique blend of Montis Gins, Absolut Eylx, and our signature vermouth blend (Noilly Prat, Lillet & Tio Pepe), this martini hits just right. And, Montis Gin is made from locally-sourced, B.C. ingredients, right here in Whistler at their distillery in Function Junction.

Montis Gin | Absolut Elix | Noilly Prat | Lillet | Teo Pepe

Elevate Your Highball

A cocktail on a ledge

Take your highball to new heights! Introduce a fusion into your highball with a local cordial or syrup, produced right here in Whistler. Frostbite has committed to using predominately locally-grown ingredients in their syrups & cordials

Grey Goose | Sheringham | Frost Bite Cordial

Enter The Darkside

A cocktail on a table

Explore some of the finer, darker spirits, and discover just how intriguing they can be. Whether served neat, on the rocks, or even with a mix, allow us to guide you ‘through the darkness’ and into exciting (and delicious) new places.

Legent | Bearface | Casamigo Anjeo | Bambu Craft Rum | Served in a Brandy Glass

Empress Gin

A cocktail on a table

Another day, another chance to try something new. Our ever-changing ‘Gin of the Day’ features a variety of Canadian and international brands, perfectly paired with your choice of Fevertree products. This beautiful cocktail is as photogenic as it is delectable. Remember to tag your photos with #wearewhistler so we can celebrate with you!

Empress Gin | Fevertree Tonic | Orange & Mint Garnish

Grapefruit Gin Fizz

A cocktail on a table

A delicate blend of dry Gin, refreshing soda, and real pure grapefruit juice. This refreshing cocktail is just what you need after a long day exploring Whistler. We recommend taking yours to the Fairmont Gold Mountainview patio to savour the views and cheers to another day in paradise.

Montis Gin | Grapefruit Juice | Soda Water | Simple Syrup | Candied Orage to Garnish

Some cocktails on a table

Whether you want to pop in and mix up a cocktail to take back to your room, or linger in the lounge at your leisure, the Fairmont Gold cocktail program is next level!

Our coveted Fairmont Gold rooms book out quickly, so don’t delay in making your holiday plans. Start planning your summer getaway or magical winter holday now. It pays to plan ahead, book early and you can save up to 35% on your winter stay!


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