Did you know that the oldest known food and drinks pairing in the world is gin an gingerbread? This harks back to the Frost Fairs of the 18th and 19th century where market traders would sell you a gingerbread biscuit and a hot gin tipple. This sour, is an altogether more modern affair.
Recipe and image courtesy of Sipsmith
- 2 parts Sipsmith London Dry Gin
- 1 part Lemon juice
- 1 part Gingerbread syrup
- Egg white
- 1 dash Orange bitters
- Fresh ginger to garnish
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and dry shake. Add ice and shake again. Double strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with slices of fresh ginger.