Strawberry Youth cocktail by Grant Sceney. Photo courtesy of the Fairmont Pacific Rim
This fresh, floral and delightfully fizzy patio sipper was created by Grant Sceney, creative beverage director at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Its name refers to a line in the Jeffree Star song Beauty Killer : “I got a sweet tooth and strawberry youth.”
• 3 strawberries, divided
• 1 oz Botanist Gin
• 0.75 oz Youth Cordial (see recipe below)
• 0.75 oz lemon juice
• 2.5 oz Champagne or other sparkling wine
Sean McGuigan’s Featherweight Punch. Tara Rafiq photo
Recipe created for the Punch Brunch 2020 by Sean McGuigan, head bartender, The Lobby Lounge and RawBar at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver.
The Punch Brunch, held at Botanist at the Fairmont Pacific Rim on January 26, was the official launch for the inaugural
Vancouver Cocktail Week presented by The Alchemist magazine, which will be held March 7 to 10, 2021. For more cocktail recipes from the brunch, see: The Rye of the Tiger, A Bit Curious, Flapjack Punch and Morning Ritual.