Raise Your Glass with the Pier 21 Cocktail - The JUNO Awards

Bold, bright, and refreshing, the Pier 21 cocktail is the perfect drink for celebrating Canada’s Biggest Night in Music. 

The Pier 21 Cocktail, named in honour of Halifax’s historic site, is a meticulously crafted blend featuring the distinctive flavour of Don Julio Blanco Tequila. Fresh lime and grapefruit juice add a bright burst of flavour while chamomile syrup introduces a unique floral touch. A hint of Green Tabasco and Nova Scotia sea salt provide a well-balanced twist to this memorable drink.

Whether you’re cheersing with friends at JUNOfest or toasting from home, the Official Cocktail of the JUNOS will help set the stage for an unforgettable celebration. Try it for yourself with this recipe below:

Ingredients:

  • 45ml Don Julio Blanco Tequila 
  • 5ml Mezcal
  • 7.5ml Campari
  • 40ml Grapefruit Juice
  • 15ml Lime Juice
  • 15ml Camomile syrup
  • 2 dashes of Green Tobasco
  • 1 dash of Nova Scotia sea salt solution

Camomile syrup ingredients:

  • 20grm camomile tea 
  • 1000grms water 
  • 1000grms sugar
  • Method: Brew tea for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Add sugar. 

Recipe

  1. Combine Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Mezcal, Campari, chamomile syrup, fresh lime juice, and fresh grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add the Green Tabasco and sea salt solution.
  3. Shake the mixture well to ensure all the flavours meld together.
  4. Strain the cocktail into a chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit for an extra special touch.