Maple Quebec Smash


Preparation Time:
1 portion
Metric Imperial


  • 50ml Canadian Whisky
  • 25ml Lemon juice
  • Dash of Grapefruit Bitters
  • 12.5ml pure maple syrup (preferably dark syrup for its robust taste)
  • 8-10 mint leaves


  1. Add whisky, lemon juice, grapefruit bitters and maple syrup to a shaker with ice
  2. Shake for ten seconds or until the shaker is frosty
  3. Strain the liquid into a rocks glass and top with crushed ice
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint

This classic summer cocktail with a maple twist is delightfully refreshing and incredibly simple to make. The robust, dark maple syrup in this cocktail recipe complements the bitter fruit juices perfectly, adding a depth of flavour. Try switching to cordial and soda to make a delicious mocktail!

If you like the look of this whisky cocktail, make sure to check out our other maple syrup cocktails.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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