Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Beauty Spot

Source:  Recipes for Mixed Drinks page:  8
2/3 gin (London Dry)

Ingredient: gin (London Dry)

What it is:  Gin
Now the most common style of gin. London dry gin is made by taking a neutral grain spirit and redistilling after the botanicals are added. In addition to juniper, it is usually made with amounts of citrus botanicals like lemon and bitter orange peel. Other botanicals that may be used include anise, angelica root and seed, orris root, licorice root, cinnamon, cubeb, savory, lime peel, grapefruit peel, dragon eye, saffron, baobab, frankincense, coriander, nutmeg and cassia bark.

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1/3 grenadine

Ingredient: grenadine

Also Known As:  pomegranate syrup What it is:  Syrup

Traditionally a red syrup used as an ingredient in cocktails, both for its flavor and to give a reddish/pink tinge to mixed drinks. The name "grenadine" comes from the French word grenade.

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1 egg

Ingredient: egg

What it is:  Additive
Bird eggs are a common food and one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking and have long been used in drinks. Usually used to add consistency and foam, egg whites and yolks are usually separated with "silver" indicating the white and "golden" the yolk. Modern chicken eggs are much larger, so use the smallest ones available.

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white only

Shake well in a mixing glass with cracked ice, strain and serve.