South Ireland Sour

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Discerning Drinkers (1 rating)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint leaf

How to make:

DRY SHAKE all ingredients (without ice). Add ice, SHAKE again and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 fl oz Feijoa flavoured vodka
1 fl oz Stout beer
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

Smells of sticking plasters and uses Feijoa and Guinness. Only a Kiwi could create such a drink. Give it a try, it's not as crazy as it sounds.

History:

Created by Jacob Briars at Cocktail World Cup 2007 as a reaction to an Irish bartender who said 42 Below Feijoa Vodka was "undrinkable", to which Jacob responded "in large parts of the world people thought the same about Guinness." So as a joke Jacob made this surprisingly tasty cocktail.

The name is a geographical in-joke. The Irishman was from Cork, in southern Ireland. Cork is part of Munster, and they were in Queenstown, in New Zealand's South Island, which was once known as New Munster. With their flat vowel pronunciation, Kiwis say Island and Ireland in exactly the same way.

Nutrition:

One serving of South Ireland Sour contains 232 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.1 standard drinks
  • 1.01% alc./vol. (2.02° proof)
  • 1.2 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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