Locally-Inspired 'Blood Alley' Cocktail is Perfect for a Rainy Summer Day

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Inspired by the famous alley in Gastown, the ‘Blood Alley’ is a melting pot of flavour and excitement. This cocktail is rich with spice and smoky elements, yet remains light and refreshing.

Its vibrant colour, speckled with black peppercorns, is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.

Tools

  • Boston shaker
  • Jigger
  • Hawthorne strainer
  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Muddler

Glassware

  • Coupe

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Los Siete Misterios Doba Yej Mezcal
  • 0.5 oz St. Germain Elderflower
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oz honey water (half water, half honey)
  • 0.25 oz balsamic vinegar
  • 3 whole strawberries
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • Dash of house bubbly

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Method

  • Muddle strawberries and peppercorns
  • Add all remaining ingredients, except for the bubbly, to shaker
  • Add ice and shake for 15 seconds
  • Double strain to coupe glass
  • Top with house bubbly

Garnish

  • Peppered strawberry

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Justin Taylor A renowned bartender and cocktail creator, Justin Taylor has been a fixture in the industry in both Toronto and Vancouver for the better part of two decades. As Bar Manager at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, located at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, Justin continues to stir up the Vancouver bartending scene with a heady mix of knowledge, panache, wit and hospitality.
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