Ramos Gin Fizz

Happy New Year, everybody!

I’ll confess, it took me years to end up being ok with the suggestion of consuming raw eggs in any kind of type (homemade mayo, Hollandaise, and so on), as well as also longer to approve that a person in a mixed drink would certainly go to all tasty. It is my buddy, Clair, that presented me to the concept of an egg-containing boozy mixture, the gin fizz– her household’s conventional New Year’s Day alcoholic drink. Currently, years later on, I have to openly excuse originally scrunching my nose when I heard what it’s made from (sorry, Clair!).

The gin fizz right here utilizes just the egg white, which offers the beverage a good white, foamy layer ahead with a somewhat luscious mouthfeel throughout. In between the structure and also orange liqueur, I can not aid yet be advised of a Creamsicle with every sip. (Albeit a much less wonderful, much more classy as well as adult-only one.) I understand I’m playing reckless with the traditional Ramos (a.k.a. New Orleans) gin fizz dish, yet it requires orange blossom water, something I’ve never ever equipped in my cupboard (and also undoubtedly never ever will, unless I come across a lot more usages for it)– orange liqueur appears a lot more easily accessible.

For me, this beverage is a remarkable embodiment of my major resolution for the year in advance, as saying as it might appear: be a lot more available to attempting brand-new points (foods, tasks, and so on). Possibly I’ll get a container of that orange blossom water nevertheless …

Wishing you all the most effective in 2012,

Ramos Gin Fizz

Heather Sage (adjusted from The Savoy Cocktail Book)

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Makes: 1 alcoholic drink


  • 1 ounce (28 grams or 2 tbsps) Hendrick’s gin (or various other gluten-free gin) ¹
  • . 1/2 ounce (14 grams or 1 tbsp) Grand Marnier or Cointreau (or various other gluten-free orange flavorful alcohol) ²
  • . 3/4 ounce (21 grams or 1 1/2 tbsps) Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 tsp (2– 3 grams) powdered sugar
  • 1 huge egg white ³
  • . 4 ounces (113 grams or 1/2 mug) seltzer
  • Ice


In an alcoholic drink shaker or mason container, incorporate gin via egg white and also a number of dices of ice. Cover firmly as well as tremble intensely till cool and also foamy (concerning 30 secs). Stress right into a glass (regarding 10 ounce ability) as well as leading with carbonated water. Delicately mix as well as offer promptly.


¹ I got e-mail verification from Hendrick’s gin regarding it’s gluten-free condition. However, I can not pass along the e-mail, yet they replied to my item questions (Is Hendricks gin gluten-free?) sent via their site within 3 days. Please do the very same if you would certainly such as confidence!

² Grand Marnier will certainly create a somewhat much less orangey mixed drink than Cointreau; I appreciate either.

³ Please keep in mind that taking in raw or undercooked eggs might raise your threat of foodborne ailment, specifically if you have specific clinical problems.

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