Fairmont Pacific Rim has no shortage of award-winning bartenders. Recently, Botanist Bartender Max Curzon-Price won the top spot in the North American leg of the 12th Annual “Most Imaginative Bartender” Competition. In partnership with Bombay Sapphire Gin, the final competition saw 16 finalists from around the US & Canada, showcasing their creative skills to put together some extraordinary cocktails.
During the final showdown in London, England, Max took home sixth place overall, as one of only two Canadians to earn top honours. Max has shared his winning cocktail recipe below so that you can recreate the perfect fall cocktail at home.
Hay, Hoe, Let’s Grow
Created by: Max Curzon-Price, Botanist
60ml Bombay Sapphire
30ml Acidified Parsnip Juice
22ml Bee Pollen Syrup
3 dashes Hay and Burdock Root Bitters
1 Egg White
1. Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake until the egg white has emulsified. Add ice, shake again until chilled, and strain into glass.
2. Garnish with bee pollen and lavender