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Maple Leaf Coctail

Maple Leaf Coctail

 

 

The Maple Leaf cocktail is so named because it’s made with a teaspoon of maple syrup. That sweetness is cut by lemon juice, so the end result is sweet and sour notes bringing out the mellow fruity notes from the bourbon.

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Don’t waste top shelf bourbon in a cocktail. It does help to have a decent, drinkable bourbon, but it certainly doesn’t need to be anything special. Enjoy this cocktail whenever you’re thinking of bourbon with something a little extra special.

Maple Leaf Cocktail

1 1/2 ounces bourbon
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 teaspoon maple syrup
Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice and pour in the ingredients. Shake well to mix the syrup thoroughly. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.

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