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Spirit City March 2016

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Tune into this month’s Spirit City as Alyssa drops into to Torafuku on Main Street to talk cocktails with mixologist Max. Nestled on the border of historic Chinatown, Torafuku invites you to experience simple, yet adventurous interpretations of pan Asian flavours. Explore contemporary dishes crafted with┬álocal ingredients sourced from┬álocal farms complemented by carefully selected wines, local craft beers, and a fashionable cocktail list.

Diners are encouraged to enjoy innovative, yet affordable shared plates where east meets west, in a dynamic open concept space.

 

Spirit City with Alyssa Dawson Jan 2016

Our friend and new feature contributor, Alyssa Dawson, stopped by the gang at Tacofino to check out some beer cocoktails. Follow Alyssa @alyssacdawson on Instagram

Here are the recipes plus a bonus cocktail recipe for the old fashioned we briefly mentioned:

Strange Brew:

1 1/2 oz cantaloupe infused pisco

1/2 oz Cocchi Rosa

1 oz lemon juice

1/4 oz honey

Shaken over ice, fine strain over rocks in a Collins glass, top with Strangefellows Talisman. Garnish with mint sprig and a slice of cantaloupe

Bohemian Triangle:

45 ml Old Grand Dad bourbon

15 ml Goslings dark rum

1 bar spoon of Siete Misterios Espadin mezcal

1 bar spoon of maple syrup

3 dashes Apothecary coffee & cacao bitters

Combine and stir over ice until diluted, strain over rocks and garnish with orange peel

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