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Gin Sour

The Ingredients

50 ml Gin, 25 ml Lemon Juice, 12 1/2 ml Simple Syrup, Splash Egg-White

How To make a Gin Sour

Begin by chilling glass with ice and soda water. Add the gin, simple syrup, lemon juice and egg white to a mixing tin and dry shake for 10 seconds. Add ice to the mixing tin and shake for a further 10 seconds. Give a quick taste. Fill glass with ice and strain drink into glass. Squeeze some lemon zest over drink and add lemon twist into glass.

Social and Cocktail says:

This sour concoction may be a little too tart and bitter for some tastes, but the sour family is one of our favourite type of drinks and the Gin Sour sits at the top.

Did You Know?

The Gin Sour is a traditional mixed cocktail that predates Prohibition.