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Maple Mixologist

Burton's Maple Syrup-Inspired Cocktail Recipes by Adam Seger, CCP "Chicago's Godfather of Craft Cocktails"

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Burton's Best Maple Sour Mix

  • Juice and zest 3-4 lemons (to make 1 cup)
  • Add 1 cup Burton's Maple Syrup

Store refrigerated for up to 1 week

For a Richer, more complex sour, use Burton's Rum Barrel-finished Maple Syrup


Farmhouse Margarita

  • 2 Ounces Siembra Azul Reposado Tequila
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1 Ounce Burton's Maple Syrup

Shake and Strain onto Salt Rimmed Rocks Glass packed with Fresh Ice


Hum-Dinger of a Punch

May be batched and multiplied for a Crowd. Good 1 week refrigerated

  • 1 Part Maple Sour
  • 1 Part Hum Botanical Spirit
  • 2 Parts Strongly Brewed Rooibos or Chai Tea

Serve over ice garnished with fresh fruit


Hand Shaken Hum Rum Daiquiri

  • 1.5 Ounces Hum Botanical Spirit
  • 3/4 Ounces Rum Barrel Aged Burton's Maple Syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Finish with a twist.


Hum Toddy

Build in an Irish Coffee Mug

  • 1.5 Ounces Hum
  • 1 Ounce Burton's Maple Syrup
  • Fill with Hot Earl Grey Tea

Bluegrass Morning

Build in a 16 Ounce Pint Glass

  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Blueberries
  • 1/2 Lemon sliced
  • 6" Sprig Rosemary

Muddle until Juicy

Add 1 Ounce Each Woodford Reserve Bourbon and Hum and 1/2 Ounce Burton's Maple Syrup

Shake vigorously and Strain into a chilled cocktail glass

Garnish with a blueberry on the side of the glass with a tiny sprig of rosemary inserted into the blueberry


Frozen Canadian

4 Drinks

  • 6 ounces Collingwood Maple Barrel Finished Canadian Whisky
  • 1/2 pint blueberries
  • 6 ounces Maple-Rosemary Syrup (below)
  • 4 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cups of ice
  • 4 blueberries, each skewered on a rosemary sprig (optional)

In a blender, combine all of the ingredients except the skewered blueberries and blend until smooth. Pour into chilled rocks glasses and garnish with the skewered blueberries.

Maple-Rosemary Syrup
In a bowl, combine 4 rosemary sprigs with 6 ounces Burton's maple syrup. Microwave on high power until hot, about 30 seconds. Let cool. Discard the rosemary and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Makes about 6 ounces.


Blueberry-Rosemary Caipiruva

Build in a Double Old Fashioned Glass

  • 1 Lime, cut in Eights, Bitter White Center Pithe Removed
  • 1/4 Cup Blueberries

Muddle Until Juicy

Add 1 Ounce Rosemary-Maple Syrup and 3/4 Ounces Each Banks Rum and Hum. Fill with Crushed Ice and Stir.


Maple Tree Fizz

Build in an Ice Filled Highball

  • 1.5 Ounces Hum Botanical Spirit
  • 1 Ounce Burton's Maple Syrup
  • Lime wedge squeezed in
  • Fill to 1" from Top with Club Soda
  • Garnish with 3 slices Fresh Ginger, Long Cucumber Slice & Slapped Basil (slap the herb in your hand to bring out the aromatics)