Courtesy Jennie Wilson, proprietor/bar manager, 11th mile, Fredericton, New Brunswick
“This cocktail, perfect for winter months, uses New Brunswick’s Grimross Braunschweig Pilsner, a clean and refreshing German-style beer,” says Wilson. “When brewer Stephen Dixon introduced it to me, the citrus notes jumped out as a perfect finish for this cocktail. It’s a match made in heaven.”
- ¾ ounce Dark Rum
- ¾ ounce pineapple juice
- ¾ ounce cinnamon syrup (see below)
- ½ ounce Cynar
- ½ ounce lemon juice
- ¾ ounce Pilsner
- ⅜ teaspoon kosher salt
In cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine first five ingredients. Shake well, then strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with beer and salt.
Boil 4-5 cinnamon sticks and 2 cups sugar in 2 cups water. Let sit overnight. Strain solids and transfer syrup to clean container. Will keep up to 2 weeks, refrigerated.