Grapefruit Whisky Fizz

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Discerning Drinkers (15 ratings)

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist (discarded)

How to make:

SHAKE first 6 ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and slowly pour 2/3rds of the contents of the shaker from a higher than normal height into a chilled empty glass (no ice in glass) while simultaneously pouring soda with your other hand. The cocktail and soda should form a single stream of liquid falling into the glass.

As when pouring a Guinness, to achieve a perfect head on your fizz, the cocktail should be left to settle for at least a minute before topping off with what remains in the shaker. Ideally, during the settling period, the glass should be placed in a glass froster/fridge/freezer. As the final contents of the shaker are poured into the glass so the head should rise like a souffle.

2 fl oz Blended Scotch whisky
1 1/2 fl oz Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
2/3 fl oz Egg white
3 dash Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters
2 1/3 fl oz Thomas Henry Pink Grapefruit soda
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Hazardous ingredients

Egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

Scotch and grapefruit sit harmoniously together in this very refreshing fizz. Be decadent, try it with breakfast.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created by Sam Ross at Attaboy in New York City, USA.

Nutrition:

One serving of Grapefruit Whisky Fizz contains 234 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 8.7% alc./vol. (17.4° proof)
  • 19.7 grams of pure alcohol
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