Merry Widow Fizz

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Discerning Drinkers (7 ratings)

Garnish:

Lemon & orange slices

How to make:

SHAKE first 5 ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and strain into chilled glass (no ice). TOP with soda.

1 1/2 fl oz Hayman's Sloe Gin
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1 barspoon Powdered sugar (white sugar ground in mortar and pestle) (or use 5ml of 2:1 sugar syrup per spoon)
12 fresh Egg white
3 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Hazardous ingredients

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

Review:

Rich berry balanced by citrus and charged with soda to fizz. The egg white ensures a lasting thick foaming head.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Stan Jones' 1977 Jones' Complete Bar Guide.

MERRY WIDOW FIZZ
Tall Glass
Shake
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz orange juice
1 tsp sugar
1 egg white
1-1/2 oz sloe gin
Fill with soda, ice

Stan Jones, Jones' Complete Bar Guide, 1977

Alcohol content:

  • 0.7 standard drinks
  • 4.84% alc./vol. (9.68° proof)
  • 9.4 grams of pure alcohol
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