Toronto Temperance Society

Toronto Temperance Socitey



El Presidente
Aged Rum, Dry Vermouth, Cointreau, House Grenadine.
This cocktail was born during the dark years of the American Prohibition in honour of one or more Cuban Presidents.

Mary Pickford
Aged Rum, Maraschino, Lemon, Pineapple Syrup, House Grenadine.
A popular Prohibition cocktail named after the silent film star.

Between the Sheets
Brandy, Cointreau, Rum, Lemon.
This classic was first seen in the 1930’s, and is most likely a twist on the Sidecar.

Japanese Cocktail
Brandy, Orgeat, bitters.
First published in Jerry Thomas’s 1887 “Bar Tenders Guide"

Sherry, Aquavit, Cynar, Bitters.
Three rarely used ingredients making a beautifully balanced Negroni variation.


Classics (revised)

Bootleg Fizz
Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Egg White, Mint.
Jerry Thomas 1887 bartenders guide had six Fizz drinks, this is one of our favourites.

Lucien Gaudin
Gin, Dry Vermouth, Cointreau, Campari.
Named for a French fencer who won Olympic Gold in ‘24 and ’28.

Pegu Club
Gin, Cointreau, Lime, Sugar, Bitters.
The signature drink of Burma’s Pegu Club, first listed at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris.

The Scofflaw
Rye, Dry Vermouth, Lemon, House Grenadine.
Created at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, named in reference to the American Prohibition.

Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth, Cointreau, Lime, Honey, Bitters.
There are many different Derby recipes, created by different bartenders promoting horses before races. We went with our favourite sour style Derby.

Bourbon, Campari, Sweet Vermouth.
Named for the French idiom meaning a “man about town.”

Mint Julep
Bourbon, Sugar, Mint.
Promoted at Churchill Downs in association with the Kentucky Derby since 1938. Close to 120,000 are served over two days at the annual Derby.

Tommys Margarita
Tromba Tequila, Lime, Agave, Salt.
There are many stories regarding the Margarita’s origins, our favourite being that it was invented in Hussong's Cantina in 1941, and named after Margarita Henkel, the daughter of a German ambassador.

Tromba Martinez
Tromba Tequila, Sweet Vermouth, Maraschino, Bitters.
Our favourite variation of the classic Martinez, but made with Tequila.

Try A Little Temperance

Temperance League
Contemplating Temperance

Diplomatic Immunity
Grapefruit Lemon Cordial, soda.
(with or without 1 ¼ oz gin)

Lavender Limonade
Lime, Lavender Syrup, Bitters, Soda.
(with or without 1 ¼ oz gin)

Orgeat Fizz
Lemon, Orange, Orgeat, Bitters, Soda.
(with or without 1 ¼ oz rum)

Something Stormy
Lime, Mint, Bitters, Fever Tree Gingerbeer.
(with or without 1 ¼ oz rum or gin)


House Cocktails

Petey’s Muddle
Mescal, Lime, Cilantro, Jalapeno, Laphroaig Wash.

Liquid Wisdom
Chamomile Infused Scotch, Poire William, Honey,
Lemon, Egg White, Bitters, Absinthe Wash.

La vie en rose
Absolute Elyx, Lemon Grapefruit Codial, Sparkeling Rose.

Ashes and Diamonds
Fortuna Mezcal, Amarro Meletti, Bianco vermouth, Moscatel sherry, Tea Pot and Angostura Bitters,
Laphroaig Wash.

Trip Flip
Angostura 1919 Rum, Amaro, Sherry, Egg, Cardomom syrup, Angostura Bitters.

La Hoja
Tromba Tequila, Green Chartreuse, Agave, Lime, Basil, Cucumber, Salt.

Midnight Rambler
Ron Zacapa 23yr, Amaro Meletti, Campari, Oloroso Sherry, Aphodity and Angostura Bitters

Silver Fox
Mount Gay Silver Rum, Haymans Old Tom Gin, Bianco Vermouth, Grapefruit Oils.

Hennessy and Enemys
Hennessy VS, Gin, Campari, Sugar, Peychauds and Angostura Bitters, Herbsant Rinse, Orange Oils.