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How to Make the STARWARD Whiskey Mac’s Sly Grog

Mac’s Sly Grog, Starward, London

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

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


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


  1. Stir down over cubed ice in a mixing glass
  2. Strain
  3. Spritz an orange zest over it and then discard
  4. Garnish with a cherry

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