James Grant’s Pathfinder. Jana Bizzarri photo

Recipe created by Diageo World Class Global Bartender of the Year James Grant.

• 1.5 oz Johnnie Walker Black Label

• 1 oz Umé Shu plum wine

• 0.5 oz maple green tea cordial (see note)

• 1 dash cardamom bitters

• 3oz club soda

• Garnish: sprig of rosemary, optional candied pine cone.

Build all the ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and, if you like, a candied pine cone. Serves 1.

Note: To make the cordial, simmer 2 cups green tea with 0.75 cup maple syrup and 0.5 tsp citric acid, stirring until dissolved. Keep chilled in a a clean glass jar for up to 1 month.

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