The Weekend Cocktail: The Northern Shield Cocktail

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gwen-headshot-110x110BY GWEN KENNEALLY

 

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courtesy: hbc.com

All eyes are on Vancouver and I am looking forward to spending the weekend watching the last of the Olympics. Not only in my house, but everywhere I go people are energized. I have had conversations about every thing from the nuances of curling to Isabel, the blind husky — and can you say Team USA Hockey! Lots of good fun, great stories and an excitement that comes when we share beautiful wins and tragic losses. I looked around to see what the pubs, bars and lodges in British Columbia were serving and found this cocktail at most of them. As I watch the closing ceremony this weekend with friends, we will sip on Northern Shields and reminisce about our favorite moments of this the XXI Winter Olympic games.

 

NORTHERN SHIELD COCKTAIL

½ ounce. lemon juice

½ ounce simple syrup

1/ounce. maple syrup

2 ounces apple juice

2 ounces Canadian whisky

Pour all ingredients into a shaker and shake well. Strain into a low ball or rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a red apple slice.

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About Karen Young

Karen Young is the founder of My Daily Find.

  • http://amysculinaryadventures.com amy Jurist

    i don’t drink really, but this sounds pretty yummy.

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