Serve in aCoupe glass
Slowly pour 2 spoons (10ml) Peychaud's bitters onto a spot in the centre of the drink. After about a minute or so, a 'Thin Pink Line' of bitters develops below the foam.
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 2/3 fl oz||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|2/3 fl oz||Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/3 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|1/6 fl oz||Orgeat (almond) sugar syrup|
|2/3 fl oz||Pasteurised egg white (or aquafaba)|
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A subtly almond influenced brandy sour served straight-up and set apart by its namesake 'Thin Pink Line' of Peychaud's bitters which floats on top of the cocktail but beneath the foam.
Adapted from a 2015 recipe by Sean Fennelly at Milk & Honey in Soho, London, England.
One serving of Thin Pink Line contains 173 calories.