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Sourtoe Cocktail

No visit to Dawson City in the Yukon is complete without imbibing your favorite libation at the Downtown Hotel Saloon seasoned with a petrified toe.

filmmaker: Tapestry

country: Canada

channel: food,wine & spirits

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