The Maple Leaf cocktail is a simple, reasonably mellow, yet moreish riff on a Whiskey Sour with a silky Bourbon and tart Lemon Juice, both of which are sweetened with a thinned Maple Syrup.
“While Vanessa often found it easy to set hearts on fire, building a simple camp fire had proved a smidge more difficult. Luckily Juan had been able to throw together a Whiskey Sour riff with hints of caramel that seemed perfect for the occasion. While the night air was still a little warm, this drink was a reminder that this would be their last summer break, with more autumnal weather was soon to come.”
Combine all of the ingredients in a shaker and fill with ice. Shake to chill, strain in to a chilled glass