Recipe: The True North Cocktail
This recipe was originally published January 20, 2017.
This year marks Canada's 150th birthday, and we are starting the celebrations now! Toast the milestone with a Canadian-inspired whisky cocktail proudly entitled "The True North" created by The Drake's Cocktail Ambassador Gord Hannah.
The True North is a twist on The Drake’s popular cocktail “The Urban Sprawl” But the secret ingredient in The True North is the maple ginger grapefruit syrup.
- 2 oz whiskey
- 1 oz lime juice
- ¾ oz maple ginger grapefruit syrup
- ¼ oz fernet branca
- 2 dashes angostura bitters
- Star anise, to garnish
- Lots of ice
Add all ingredients except for the garnish to a shaker. Fill with ice. Shake, strain and serve.
Happy (early) birthday Canada! Enjoy!