Life Round Here Cocktail

Craft cocktail griffin cox

Sip this hot drink on those cold Nova Scotian days. This cocktail is a perfect substitute for tea at brunch or after diner.


1.5 oz.  Compass Aquavit
0.5 oz.  Ironworks Apple Brandy
0.5 oz. Nova Scotia maple syrup
o.5 oz. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
Hot water
Garnish Cinnamon stick, lemon peel


Makes: 1 serving

  1. In a tea cup, add aquavit, brandy, maple syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Top with hot water.
  3. Stir briefly to incorporate all ingredients.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon stick and lemon peel.
  5. Serve hot.

Recipe provided by: Griffin Cox/Craft Cocktails by Select Nova Scotia

This recipe was originally published in Craft Cocktails. A cocktail recipe book created to highlight the tremendous growth and success of craft distillers, brewers, winemakers, and mixologists in Nova Scotia.

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