- 1.5oz Stump Coastal Forest Gin
- .75oz Woods Amaro Bitter Liqueur
- .75oz Lime Juice
- .75oz Sweet Winter Spiced Tea
- Grand Fir Tip Infused Sea Salt
- Grand Fir Tips
This cocktail video was filmed in Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada using locally produced Stump Coastal Forest Gin. Cathedral Grove is a 157-acre stand of ancient Douglas Fir trees located 25km west of Qualicum beach which draws visitors from around the world.
Stump in the Grove Ingredients:
- 1.5 oz (45 ml) Stump Coastal Forest Gin
- 0.75 oz (22.5 ml) Woods Amaro Bitter Liqueur
- 0.75 oz (22.5 ml) Lime juice
- 0.75 oz (22.5 ml) Sweet Winter-Spiced Tea
Serve on the rocks, garnished with Grand Fir tip and rimmed with Grand Fir tip infused sea salt
How to Make Sweet Winter-Spiced Tea
Add a handful of cinnamon, juniper berries, star anise, clove, and allspice mixed with equal parts sugar and water. Simmer all of these ingredients together for 20 minutes.
Make the Grand Fir Tip Infused Sea Salt
Collect Grand Fir tips (the young tips taste like pineapple), pick off the young needles and grind them with sea salt using a mortar and pestle
Make the Sweet Winter-Spiced Tea
Add a handful of cinnamon, juniper berries, star anise, clove, and allspice to a pot and mix with equal parts sugar and water (depending on how much you need). Boil and then simmer all of these ingredients together for 20 minutes. And then let cool.
Rim the Glass
Rim your rocks glass with the Grand Fir tip infused sea salt
Add Ingredients and Shake
Add your ice, gin, Amaro, lime juice, and sweet winter spiced tea to your cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain over ice.
Garnish with Grand Fir tip sprig