Why you’ll love this gin sour recipe
Here’s what you’ll need to make it
How to make this Empress gin sour
Dry shake first. Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker without ice. Shake for about 30 seconds. Then add ice and shake again until cold.
Technically, you don’t have to dry shake first, but it’s the best way to make the most of the egg white in your cocktail, and creates a better overall texture to the drink.
Garnish and serve. Fill a cocktail glasses mostly full with ice and strain into the glass. Top with a dried orange and a sprig of rosemary before serving.
Tips for making cocktails with egg whites
Shaking the cocktail without any ice, this helps the egg white form a good amount of foam, which makes for a creamier drink.
A sour cocktail will usually include a liquor and either lemon or lime juice. Egg whites can be included in these cocktails as well.
This gin gets its deep purple color from a butterfly pea blossoms that are adding during the distilling process, making it beautiful and unique.
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Empress Gin Cocktail
This unique gin gets it’s purple-blue hue from the butterfly pea flowers used in its distillation process and it makes for some gorgeous cocktails. This simple Empress gin cocktail is a vibrant take on a gin sour infused with rosemary simple syrup and dry shaken for a creamy foam finish.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
- Category: Cocktails
- Method: Shaken
- Cuisine: Canadian
- 2 ounces Empress gin
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 3/4 ounce honey-rosemary simple syrup
- 1 egg white
- Garnish: orange slice, rosemary sprig
- Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker without ice. Dry shake for about 30 seconds. Add ice and shake again until cold.
- Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice. Garnish with a dried orange and a sprig of rosemary.
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 271
- Sugar: 24.9 g
- Sodium: 57.3 mg
- Fat: 0.4 g
- Saturated Fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 32.8 g
- Fiber: 3.7 g
- Protein: 5.2 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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