Serve in aCoupe glass
Pink grapefruit zest twist (discarded) & 3 spots of Peychaud's bitters drawn through foamy head
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Ketel One Vodka|
|1/2 fl oz||Gentian liqueur (e.g. Suze, Salers etc)|
|1/2 fl oz||Martini Bianco vermouth|
|1/3 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|1/4 fl oz||Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)|
|2 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
|1/4 fl oz||Pasteurised egg white (or aquafaba)|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
Bittersweet gentian is the prevalent flavour (hence the 'Suzie' name), toned down by bianco vermouth and freshened with pink grapefruit over a fortifying grainy vodka base. Peychaud's subtly adds its distinctive flavour.
Created in August 2015 by yours truly at the Cabinet Room, London, England.
One serving of Boozy Suzie contains 188 calories.