Once every month cocktail fanatics band together to create a booze-soaked collection of recipes for Mixology Monday. Our hosts for this month are the guys at eGullet, who chose “Dizzy Dairy” as the theme. From Chris Amirault of eGullet –
Any drink using a dairy product is fair game: milk, cream, eggs, butter, cheese, yogurt, curds, you name it. Given the importance of dairy products in drinks dating back centuries, there are lots of opportunities for digging through vintage receipts for a taste of the past, and as always innovation is highly encouraged.
I’ve long enjoyed adding egg whites to cocktails as a means of justifying my drinking. After all, who can’t benefit from some extra protein?
The Apple Blow Fizz is a cocktail that combines an egg white, fresh lemon juice and apple brandy. It’s a veritable cornucopia of health foods, all rolled into one.
Apple Blow Fizz
1 1/2 ounces apple brandy
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 egg white
1 teaspoon sugar
Shake all ingredients except club soda with ice, and strain into a highball glass over ice. Top with club soda.