MAPLE BOURBON OLD- FASHIONED
If Jay Gatsby had built his home on the banks of Lake Muskoka instead of in West Egg, he would have sipped this so-Canadian-ithurts twist on a retro favourite, dreamed up by Mathieu Roy Chabot, mixologist at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. Chabot calls the cocktail “happiness in a cup.” It’s an experience that begins with zingy citrus, gets sweet from the maple syrup and then “boom—
a touch of salt from the bacon.” Cheers, Canada!
SIGNS YOU’VE BEEN AT THE COTTAGE TOO LONG… 1. Woodsmoke is your new perfume. 2. Tubing is your preferred mode of transport. 3. The last person you spoke to was that deer you saw three days ago. 4. S’mores and beer seem like a balanced meal.