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Ramos Fizz

In the ranks of New Orleans-born coolers, the Ramos Fizz (aka Ramos Gin Fizz) is royalty. Created in 1888 by bar owner Henry C. Ramos, the fizz that bears his name takes the already appealing Silver Fizz--a mixture of gin, lemon, sugar and seltzer, with an egg white to add foam and body--and advances it several steps along the decadence line, adding cream, lime juice and a few drops of aromatic orange-flower water (no, not orange juice--the perfume-like stuff usually sold in small blue bottles). More

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