Ramos Gin Fizz

Author Notes: Recipe from New Orleans Cocktails: Over 100 Drinks from the Sultry Streets and Balconies of the Big Easy by Sarah Baird. —Sarah Baird

Makes 1

  • 2ounces gin
  • 1ounce half and half
  • 3/4ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2ounce lime juice
  • 2dashes orange blossom water
  • 1egg white
  • Soda, to top
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients. Cover and shake for 15 to 20 seconds.
  2. Fill the shake a quarter full with ice and shake for 3 to 5 minutes. Really give your biceps a workout and shake that bad boy as hard as you can (preferably with two hands). It’s important to create a creamy consistency.
  3. Pour into a chilled Collins glass and top with soda until foamy head forms.

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