New Orleans Gin Fizz

Difford's Guide
User Rating (1 rating)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice & mint sprig

How to make:

1. Vigorously SHAKE first seven ingredients with ice and pour back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass (no ice in glass). TOP with soda from siphon.

ALTERNATIVELY, 2. Flash BLEND first seven ingredients without ice (to emulsify mix). Then pour contents of blender into shaker and SHAKE with ice. Strain into chilled glass (no ice in glass) and TOP with soda from siphon.

2 1/4 fl oz Portobello Old Tom
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
3/4 fl oz Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water (2 sugar to 1 water)
1/6 fl oz Orange flower/blossom water
1 fl oz Pasteurised egg white
1 fl oz Single cream / half-and-half
Top up with Soda from siphon
Loading...



Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above.

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition

Twenty years in the making, this 2kg hardback is the most comprehensive cocktail book we have ever produced with 3,000 recipes all accompanied by a photograph.

Buy it here

Review:

The full flavour of Old Tom gin adds an extra dimension to this classic Gin Fizz. Indeed, it is probably the original Gin Fizz.

History:

Said to be the original name and recipe of the Ramos Gin Fizz, created in 1888 by Henry C. Ramos at the Imperial Cabinet Saloon on the corner of Gravier and Carondelet Streets in New Orleans. Today, a New Orleans Gin Fizz is made with Old Tom gin while a Ramos Gin Fizz is made with London Dry gin. While today's Ramos Gin Fizz always has added rose water and sometimes vanilla essence, the New Orleans Gin Fizz usually relies on the use of Old Tom gin for its flavour nuances.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 289 calories in one serving of New Orleans Gin Fizz.

Join the Discussion


... comment(s) for New Orleans Gin Fizz

You must log in to your account to make a comment.

Report comment
Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition

Twenty years in the making, this 2kg hardback is the most comprehensive cocktail book we have ever produced with 3,000 recipes all accompanied by a photograph.

Buy it here
Buy direct from
Difford's Guide
Cocktails Made Easy Jigger Cocktail Measure
Cocktails Made Easy Jigger Cocktail Measure
£8.29 £8.29 exc VAT

You must be logged in to submit a rating

Click here to login