Egg whites make a drink rich and delicious. A properly shaken egg white cocktail like a Whiskey Sour or a Pisco Sour is smooth, satisfying, and rich in a way that it wouldn’t be without the egg. But why stop at the egg white? Long before cocktails could be found in cans and nearly every bar, […]
Are there really raw eggs in eggnog? Am I going to get sick drinking this drink? If you’re buying eggnog in the store and simply adding your own alcohol, or if you’re drinking it sans booze, it’s completely safe to drink; it’s already been pasteurized. But if you’re making the drink from scratch, you’re going to need […]
It’s not easy to achieve richness in a cocktail without piling on the calories. Most “rich” drinks tend to include stuff like coconut cream — if you like walks in the rain — or half and half, which explains why The Dude tended to opt for a loose-fitting bathrobe over well-tailored pants.
I know Easter has passed, but that doesn’t stop eggs from being awesome, especially in your cocktails. Eggs are a wonderfully versatile drink ingredient, and flips are the class of cocktail that include them. Originally, flips consisted of beer, rum, sugar, and were heated with an iron, causing the drinks to gain a frothy consistency. […]
Have you ever gotten to the bottom of a bottle of wine, and been met with a lump of gunky, muddy looking paste? This paste doesn’t hurt you to consume, but it also doesn’t add to the pleasure of drinking a nice glass.