Flintabbatey Flonatin's Sunless City Sipper

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Canadian cuisine isn't just about what ends up on the plate, it's also the use of Canadian ingredients, techniques and demonstration of Canadian traditions in drinks. In A Field Guide to Canadian Cocktails, Victoria Walsh and Scott McCallum takes you through Canadian ingredients, spirits and history with more than 100 recipes, including this variation on the Moscow Mule, an homage to Flin Flon, Manitoba.

Recipe excerpted from A Field Guide to Canadian Cocktails by Victoria Walsh and Scott McCallum. Copyright © 2015 Scott McCallum and Victoria Walsh. Photography Copyright © Juan Luna. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.

1 1⁄2 oz. vodka
3/4 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 oz. Riga Black Balsam liqueur
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. chilled ginger beer

Pour all ingredients except ginger beer into a cocktail shaker. Add a large handful of ice cubes. Shake well until chilled. Strain through a Hawthorne strainer into a chilled mule or tin cup filled with crushed ice.

Top up with ginger beer.