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With knives in it

With knives in it

By Makina Labrecque

Bar Manager,Proof, Calgary

Milk Meets Coconut

rum in this easily assembled cocktail inspired by the drink of choice at the Korova Milk Bar in Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange.


  • ½ oz grappa
  • ½ oz Seedlip Spice 94 distilled non-alcoholic spirit
  • ½ oz coconut rum
  • 1½ tsp Herbsaint liqueur
  • 2% milk


  • Nutmeg (preferably freshly grated)

METHODTransfer apple to a cocktail shaker and muddle. Add all liquid ingredients and ice. Shake well, until blended and well chilled. Pour through a fine mesh strainer over ice in an Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with an apple ringCombine all liquid ingredients (excluding milk) over ice in a Collins glass. Stir. Fill glass with milk, stir again, and garnish with nutmeg.