Coconut water is the breakout beverage of the decade, but people were actually mixing it into cocktails back in the 1800s. Here, Nick Detrich riffs on that tradition.
Slideshow: Gin Cocktails
Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
1 ounce London dry gin, such as Beefeater
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1 large egg white
1 ounce chilled coconut water
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, lime juice, Simple Syrup and egg white. Shake vigorously. Fill the shaker with ice and shake again. Fine-strain into a chilled coupe. Stir the coconut water into the cocktail and garnish with the grated nutmeg.
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