Cocktail: I’m Not Your Buddy, Pal | Bartender: Griffin Cox

Inspired by the Old Pal cocktail and based on the affinity between grapefruit and warming spices. A bitter sipper for the colder months.

Cocktail: I’m Not Your Buddy, Pal | Bartender Atlas

1.5 oz Lot 40 Rye
0.5oz Luxardo Bitter Bianco
0.25oz Vecchio Amaro del Capo
0.75oz Berto dLa Tradission White Vermouth
3 drops 10% Saline Solution
1 grapefruit peel

Add all ingredients into a mixing vessel, express the grapefruit peel into the mix then drop in. Stir until sufficiently chilled and diluted. Strain into a chilled rocks glass with a large ice cube. Garnish with a grapefruit peel expressed over top and dropped in.

Griffin Cox
Head Bartender at The Watch That Ends The Night in Dartmouth, NS. Known for a lighthearted approach to hospitality and buttoning my shirt up all the way.
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