The King's Waes Hail Recipe


This cocktail recipe is adapted from the award-winning original from Michael Jack Pazdon of SolBar in Calistoga, California. We simplified it a bit and subbed in apple brandy for the calvados. It's tasty with or without the frothy egg white.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

Rate & Comment


  • 1 ounce apple brandy
  • 3/4 ounce The King's Ginger
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Carpano Antica Formula
  • Optional: 1/2 ounce egg white
  • Ice
  • Garnish: thin lemon wheel


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine apple brandy, King's Ginger, lemon, and Carpano Antica. If using egg white, add and shake dry, then add ice and shake further. (If not using egg white, add ice and shake.) Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with lemon wheel.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker and strainer