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Canadian Rye Whisky Cocktail: The Deliverance

Home Cocktail Revolution

An homage to some of the flavors that define Toronto.

Cedar-infused Canadian rye and maple syrup add an appropriately regional touch to this cocktail from the home bar of Sandy De Almeida in Toronto.


  • 1 oz. cedar-infused Canadian rye whisky
  • 1 oz. Calvados
  • ¼ oz. Fernet-Branca
  • ¼ oz. maple syrup (Grade B)
  • Tools:barspoon, strainer
  • Glass:Old Fashioned
  • Garnish:thin slice of red apple


Stir all of the ingredients with ice, then strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish.

Cedar-infused Canadian Rye Whisky: In a quart-size jar, combine 1 small handful of cedar barbecue chips with a 750 ml. bottle of Canadian rye whisky (De Almeida recommends Lot 40). Let soak for 4 hours, then strain and bottle the infusion.

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