Winning cocktail: Queen & Spadina
"Queen & Spadina is a cocktail inspired by the wonderfully diverse people of Toronto. Flavours were drawn from the streets and neighbourhoods surrounding the intersection of Queen St. West and Spadina Avenue."
52.5ml/1.75oz Beefeater London Dry
30ml/1oz Sour Szechuan Pepper Beer
22.5ml/0.75oz Star Anise infused Lillet
7.5ml/0.25oz Fresh lemon juice
5ml/3 dashes Salted 5-spice tincture
Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain over an ice block into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a star anise and a spritz of 5-spice tincture.
Shake ingredients with ice and serve over block ice in an Old Fashioned glass.