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Chicago Fizz

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Mixologist Richard Boccato based his Chicago Fizz on the one in Jacques Straub's 1914 Drinks. In addition to having a smooth and silky texture, cocktails shaken with egg whites are alleged to cure (or at least lessen) hangovers.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 ounce white rum
  2. 1 ounce tawny port
  3. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  4. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  5. 1 large egg white
  6. Ice
  7. 1/2 ounce chilled club soda
  8. 1 orange slice, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the rum, port, lemon juice, Simple Syrup and egg white and shake well. Add ice and shake again. Strain the drink into a chilled fizz glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with the orange slice.