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Delicious Egg Based Drinks

Some of the most popular egg based blends that are marvelously combined to create a soothing drink.

The pink lady


This was invented during Prohibition to disguise the taste of bathtub gin. It’s sweet, delicious and defiantly unmacho. I like to order it in a camp German accent in the roughest bar I can find. Always goes down well.


Serves 1

25ml gin

25ml apple brandy, such as calvados

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp grenadine

1 egg white


Instructions:

1. Shake ingredients very hard without ice to emulsify the egg, then shake again with lots of ice. Strain into a martini glass and serve with a cherry and a camp wink.

Pisco sour


Pisco is a sort of unaged brandy from Peru. You can also buy a varietal brand – that is, one made from a single grape variety, such as muscat pisco, which is particularly aromatic and delicious.


Serves 1

25ml pisco

15ml lime juice

10ml sugar syrup

1 egg white

A dash of angostura bitters


Instructions:

1. Put all the ingredients except the bitters in a shaker with lots of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a tumbler or champagne coupe. Add a dash of bitters on to the foam.

Hot rum flip


Flips come from colonial America. Nowadays the word is normally applied to a cold, egg-based drink such as a sherry flip, but originally they would have been heated using a red-hot poker. As most of us don’t have a red-hot poker to hand, here’s a much duller way of preparing it.


Serves 1

Two eggs

50ml aged rum

1 tbsp caster sugar

Half a pint (284ml) of strong ale, such as Fullers ESB


Instructions:

1. Beat the eggs with the caster sugar in a mixing bowl, add the rum and whisk until smooth. Heat the beer in a saucepan until hot, but not boiling.


2. Slowly mix the hot beer into the egg mixture. When it is all mixed, serve in a pewter tankard with a dusting of nutmeg on the top

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