Hollywood

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Discerning Drinkers (56 ratings)

Serve in

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Dust with freshly grated nutmeg

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 Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)
1/3 fl oz Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Grenadine/pomegranate syrup
1/12 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

This drink is deliciously different. Rum, grapefruit and pomegranate smoothed with egg white and spiced with nutmeg.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in William "Cocktail Bill" Boothby's 1930 Swallows : World Drinks and How to Prepare Them.

HOLLYWOOD
Bacardi . . . . . . . . 2/3 jigger
Grapefruit . . . . . . . . 1 spoon
Grenadine . . . . . . . . 1 spoon
Egg . . . . . . . . 1/2 of white
Nutmeg . . . . . . . . to taste
Shake well with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass, grate nutmeg over and serve.

William Boothby, 1930

Nutrition:

130 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1 standard drinks
  • 18.73% alc./vol. (37.46° proof)
  • 14.5 grams of pure alcohol
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