Quarter lemon wheel on rim
How to make:
SHAKE first 5 ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and slowly pour 2/3rds of the contents of the shaker from a higher than normal height into a chilled empty glass (no ice in glass) while simultaneously pouring soda with your other hand. The cocktail and soda should form a single stream of liquid falling into the glass.
As when pouring a Guinness, to achieve a perfect head on a fizz, the cocktail should be left to settle for at least a minute before topping off with what remains in the shaker. Ideally, during the settling period, the glass should be placed in a glass froster/fridge/freezer. As the final contents of the shaker are poured into the glass so the head should rise like a souffle.
|1 fl oz||Bacardi 8 year old rum|
|1 fl oz||Tawny port (10 year old)|
|1/2 fl oz||Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/4 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1/2 fl oz||Pasteurised egg white|
|1 fl oz||Thomas Henry Soda Water|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above.
Pot still rum character shines, distinguishing this from lesser fizzes.
Cocktail historian, David Wondrich, says this classic "was known (as a Chicago import) at New York's pre-Prohibition Waldorf-Astoria bar." Since Prohibition, it has been somewhat forgotten.