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||The Busker Blended Irish Whiskey|
|1/2 fl oz||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|1/4 fl oz||Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|2/3 fl oz||Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/2 fl oz||Pasteurised egg white (or aquafaba)|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
An Irish whiskey and cognac sour served straight-up.
In his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks David A. Embury includes the following recipe:
1 part Sugar Syrup
2 parts Lemon Juice
6 parts Irish Whisky
1 Egg White to each 2 drinks
Shake with cracked ice"
Embury adds, "Compare the Gloom Chaser and Gloom Raiser" which appear earlier in the book:
One serving of Gloom Lifter contains 168 calories.