The Un-Pink Lady Cocktail

The Un-Pink Lady Cocktail

[Photograph: Rachel Tepper]

If you're looking for a light, fresh fall drink, herbal with gin and bright with fresh lemon, this is one to put on your must-make list.

Note: For a sweeter drink, use less lemon juice or add a dash of sugar.

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  • Yield:Makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce Laird's Applejack (80 proof)
  • 1/2 ounce juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 fresh egg white
  • 2 dashes pomegranate molasses
  • Garnish: mint sprig

Directions

  1. 1.

    Add gin, applejack, lemon juice, egg white, and pomegranate molasses to cocktail shaker. Shake dry (without ice) 10 seconds to emulsify egg white. Add ice and shake until well chilled, at least 15 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Strain into serving glass, garnish with mint sprig.