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Citron Shake , Brandy Library, New York City
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Citron Shake

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Brandy Library • New York City

Brandy Library houses one of the largest collections of spirits (not just brandy) in the country. Spirit sommelier Ethan Kelley created this spin on the White Lady cocktail that Harry MacElhone served at Harry's New York Bar in Paris in 1929. It includes limoncello, a sweet, lemon-flavored liqueur from Italy.

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  1. 1 1/2 ounces gin
  2. 3/4 ounce limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur)
  3. 1/2 ounce heavy cream
  4. 1 large egg white
  5. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  6. Ice
  7. 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all of the ingredients except the ice and grated lemon zest. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Add ice, then shake again. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with the grated lemon zest.


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