I am normally a bourbon girl, however, over the last few weeks I have had the pleasure of trying Grimsby’s own award winning Forty Creek Whiskey. The beautiful amber colored whiskey is great on the rocks as a sipper and also shines in cocktails.
If you are a whiskey fan – you must try Forty Creek!
Here are a couple recipes you can mix up for family and friends over the holidays!
Forty Creek Old-Fashioned – Traditional whisky cocktail made modern with Forty Creek
Courtesy of Chef Matthew Sullivan of Boxed
1.5 oz Forty Creek Whiskey
Rosemary & Lemon Simple Syrup (recipe below)
Splash of Soda
Served over rocks in a short glass.
1 L Water
1/2 L sugar
3 Sprigs of Rosemary
Zest of 2 Lemons
Combine the following ingredients in small pot and bring to boil. Turn down heat
slightly and let simmer for 2 minutes. Remove and let sit for 1 hour.
The rosemary simple syrup is amazing – it really balances out the sweetness in the whiskey and give it a little savory twist to it. I love this cocktail!
Forty Creek Barrel Buzz
This recipe was created by my cousin this weekend after an amazing family pasta dinner. I was brewing some coffee while we sipped on Forty Creek Barrel Aged on the rocks and Greg came up with the idea of mixing the two – It was brilliant!
1 1/2 ounces of Forty Creek Whiskey
1 1/2 ounces of fresh brewed coffee
Top with gingerale
Serve over lots of ice and enjoy – the warm, peppery and spicy finish of the whiskey goes so well with the coffee.