Originally Posted by Warren G.
Actually you might be right. Just couple of my favorite bars used egg white. This is my recipe : 1 1/2 oz. Gin (I really like Beefeater with this cocktail) 3/4 oz. Cointreau 3/4 oz. lemon juice 1/2 oz. simple syrup 1 egg white
Right, gotcha -- my favorite bar uses egg white as well, but with a twist of some sort that I haven't figured out. Thanks for the recipe -- have to check but seems the same as mine.
Originally Posted by Rambo
Originally Posted by cptjeff
What problem could there conceivably be with that? It's a pretty dang good gin. Gin is one spirit where the price tag can be largely ignored, above a certain point. It's not aged, the differences are in flavor profile and strength. Beefeater is at a standard London 94 proof and has a very versatile profile. Certainly it has citrus notes that go well in a white lady, though I must admit not having really bothered with egg whites in drinks, so I don't know how that would affect gin choice.
Yeah, I rock Beefeater as my well gin, too. ~ H