Lucy Maud cocktail

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
Lucy Maud Montgomery

1 1/2 oz bourbon
3 oz good quality sweet cider
1/4 oz lingonberry syrup
1/4 oz lemon juice

Run a lemon slice around the edge of a short (old fashioned or rocks) glass. Rim glass with maple sugar. In an ice-filled shaker shake the bourbon, cider, lemon juice and lingonberry syrup. Strain into ice-filled glass. Garnish with fresh cranberries.

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Cocktail d’Automne

Cocktail d’Automne (November 4, 2012)

After a brisk day spent outside doing chores and making ready for winter, this smoooooth sipper hits the spot.

1 oz Canadian whisky
1/4 oz Cointreau
1/4 oz maple liqueur
1/4 oz apricot brandy
1/4 oz Fernet-Branca

Skoglander

Skoglander (October 28, 2012)

1 oz pear nectar
1 oz Laird’s Applejack
1/2 oz bourbon
1 heaping teaspoon Cointreau-soaked lingonberry jam

Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass (fine strain if you don’t like berry pips).

Created for Ian Skogland, who unfortunately was not here to taste it, but his wife said he would like it.