Thursday, July 30, 2009

Plum Fizz

July 29, 2009

La Favorite Rhum Agricole
lime juice
egg white
Small Hand Foods orgeat
Peychaud's bitters
soda water

Muddle plum. Combine ingredients, dry shake. Add ice and shake for at least 1 minute. Fine strain into a collins glass (no ice), top with soda. Garnish with a lime wheel.

"Fizzes" are defined as cocktails that contain both citrus and soda, but are traditionally served without ice, unlike a "collins". The typical variations on the fizz include:
Silver Fizz — addition of egg white
Golden Fizz — addition of egg yolk
Royal Fizz — addition of whole egg