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Boris Karloff

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

This drink's moniker refers to one of the original actors in the play Arsenic and Old Lace, in which two sisters murder a series of men with poisoned elderberry wine.

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  1. 3/4 ounce gin
  2. 3/4 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  3. 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  4. 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  5. 1 large egg white
  6. Ice
  7. 1 ounce chilled club soda
  8. Pinch each of finely grated lime zest and freshly ground pepper, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, sugar and egg white. Shake well. Add ice and shake again. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with the lime zest and pepper.