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How to Make the STARWARD Whiskey Mac’s Sly Grog

This drink comes from their “5 Boroughs of Melbourne” cocktail menu. A Cherry Ripe riff on the  Manhattan inspired by the borough of Fitzroy and its bygone days when gangsters slung under the table grog and the MacRoberston’s chocolate factory dealt out their sweet goods from Kerr Street.

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Mac’s Sly Grog, Starward, London

Mac’s Sly Grog

Embrace the allure of Mac's Sly Grog, a captivating blend featuring the distinctive STARWARD Wine Cask Whisky. Immerse yourself in the depths of flavor and whisky sophistication.
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Australian
Servings 1
Calories 130 kcal


  • 40 ml STARWARD Wine Cask
  • 15 ml Belsazar Red Vermouth
  • 10 ml Jack Rudy Cherry
  • 5 ml Mr Black’s Coffee Amaro
  • 2 dashes cacao & macadamia bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura


  • Stir down over cubed ice in a mixing glass
  • Strain
  • Spritz an orange zest over it and then discard
  • Garnish with a cherry


Calories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 0.01gFat: 0.01gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 20mgSugar: 2gVitamin A: 0.3IUCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Mac’s Sly Grog
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