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Hot Chocolate Trail

Banff and Lake Louise Hot Chocolate Trail

Follow Banff's Hot Chocolate Trail

November 20, 2021 - January 1, 2022

What could be better than a hot chocolate on a winter night? How about 20+ hot chocolates? Banff and Lake Louise’s Hot Chocolate Trail is a treasure map of restaurants each offering a limited-time, holiday-themed hot chocolate.  

Browse the offerings below to choose one that tickles your fancy and set off on adventure led by your taste buds this festive season. How many will you try? 

Balkan The Greek Restaurant

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Rasta: Kahlua, Malibu Coconut Rum and hot chocolate, topped with hand shaken cream.

Bear Street Tavern

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Spicy Bear Hot Chocolate: Park Chili Vodka, Forty Creek Cream and rich hot chocolate, finished with whipped cream and cinnamon. 2 oz.

Chimney Corner at Sunshine Village

Boozy Hot Chocolate

White Hot Chocolate with Rum Chata: Garnished with Chantilly cream, white chocolate drizzle, cinnamon, and a sugar rim for the glass.

Good Earth Coffee House

Hot Chocolate

Raspberry White Hot Chocolate Kiss: Creamy white hot chocolate infused with raspberry syrup, topped with decadent whipped cream and raspberry drizzle.

The Juniper Bistro

Hot Chocolate

Orange & Spice: Hot chocolate with orange syrup, whip, orange zest.

Juniper Hot Chocolate: Chocolate sauce and frothed milk with whip and chocolate sprinkle.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate: Peppermint syrup with whipped cream, candy cane crumble and mint leaf.

Coconut Cloud: Vegan hot chocolate.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Snow Angel: Grand marnier, Baileys and Vanilla Galliano with whip, toasted marshmallow and white chocolate.

Maple Nut: Park Maple Rye Whiskey, Frangelico and Amaretto with whip and toasted marshmallow.

The Winter Shaft: Vodka, Baileys, Kahlua and espresso with whip and espresso bean.

The Larkspur Lounge at The Rimrock Resort

Hot Chocolate

Decadent Hot Chocolate: Decadent chocolate, cream, dripping chocolate sauce, marshmallows, and chocolate fudge brownie pieces.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Spiced Orange Hot Chocolate: Triple Sec, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Half and Half Cream, topped with whipped cream and candied orange flakes.

Magpie & Stump

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Mayan Mocha: Hot chocolate and coffee with Cazadores Anejo Tequila and Kahlua Liqueur, topped with whipped cream and spicy chilli chocolate shavings.

Nourish Bistro

Hot Chocolate

Chilli Chai Hot Chocolate: Chocolate almond milk mixed with Nourish Bistro's house made Banff Tea Co. chilli chocolate chai tea blend, nutmeg and cinnamon. Topped with vegan coconut whip and dark chocolate shavings. Vegan & gluten free.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Caribbean Christmas Coco: Kraken black spiced rum and creme de menthe mixed with Nourish Bistro's house made Banff Tea Co. chilli chocolate chai tea syrup, chocolate silk almond milk, topped with vegan coconut whip and dark chocolate shavings.

Park Distillery

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Back Country Warmer: Choose between 3 of Park Distillery's house made spirits - chili, vanilla or espresso vodka to add to creamy hot chocolate.

Sky Bistro and Castle Mountain Coffee Co.

Hot Chocolate

Peppermint and Lavendar Hot Chocolate: Banff Gondola's winter feature hot chocolate. Available at Sky Bistro and Castle Mountain Coffee Co.

Boozy Hot Chocolate: 

Peppermint and Lavender Hot Chocolate: Optional Bailey's add-on available at Sky Bistro.

STOCK Food & Drink

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Hazelnut Bliss Hot Chocolate: STOCK Food & Drink house made hot chocolate with Frangelico and hazelnut syrup, topped with whip cream and Ferrero Rocher crumble.

Three Bears Brewery and Restaurant

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Espresso Banana Hot Chocolate: Espresso vodka, banana liquor and hot chocolate with whipped cream and nutmeg. 1.5 oz.

Whitebark Cafe

Hot Chocolate

S'more Hot Chocolate with Toasted Marshmallows & Gram Cracker Crumble: Whitebark's signature hot chocolate, with gram cracker crumble, toasted mini marshmallows and a chocolate drizzle. 

Wild Flour Bakery

Hot Chocolate

Maeghan's Cocoa Chai: Black tea and spices, combined with our Wild Flour Bakery's homemade chocolate ganache.

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