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Grog des sucres: Hot toddy recipe inspired by Sugar Shack season

Here’s a nice twist on the classic toddy recipe with the addition of a maple liqueur, le Réduit de Léo.

A perfect drink to warm up or for those cold nights!

Sugar Grog
Photo: Les Subversifs

The warmth of the maple liqueur, combined with lemon and maple syrup, makes it an ideal toddy to sip by the fire on a cold winter day.

It is also perfect for soothing irritated throats.

Lemon and maple, a winning combination

Lemons and kettle
Photo: Unsplash

To make this hot drink, you will only need a few ingredients.

Lemon is the star ingredient, along with maple syrup, a cinnamon stick and, of course, le Réduit de Léo.

Then, top off your cup with hot water.

Comfort and warmth guaranteed!

Le Réduit de Léo

Le Réduit de Léo, a maple and gin reduction
Photo: Les Subversifs

The Réduit de Léo, produced by the distillery Les Subversifs, is a maple-based liqueur.

It is the result of a combination of a pure maple reduction and Marie-Victorin’s Gin
from the same distillery.

It is available at the SAQ (33$).

Grog des Sucres
Yield: 1 glass

Sugar shack grog : hot toddy with a maple and gin liqueur

With the cold weather coming, warm up with a good grog!


  • 1½ oz Réduit de Léo (maple gin liqueur)
  • ¼ oz maple syrup
  • ¼ oz lemon juice
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Hot water


  1. In a glass, pour Le Réduit de Léo, maple syrup and lemon juice.
  2. Top up with hot water.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Add a slice of lemon and a cinnamon stick and serve immediately.


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