Gin Sour

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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 196 calories in one serving of Gin Sour .
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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
12 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
12 fl oz Pasteurised egg white
3 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Our Comment:

This 4:2:8 formula is a tad sourer than the classic sour proportions of 3:4:8: three-quarter part of the sour ingredient (lemon juice), one part of the sweet ingredient (sugar syrup) and two parts of the strong ingredient (gin). However, dependent on your limes this should be perfectly balanced, or even a tad on the sweet side. Hit the right balance and this is a delicious cocktail.

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