11 Egg White Cocktails That Taste Like a Dream

Woman drinking Egg White Cocktail

While making egg white cocktails sounds like it might be a dangerous thing to do, bartenders have been adding egg whites to loads of mixed drinks for decades now. Interestingly, egg whites imbue a frothy silkiness to whatever cocktail they're included in, which makes them perfect additions to tart drinks likes sours. Take a look at these eleven different egg white cocktails and see which one hits the right spot for you.

4-Leaf Clover Club Egg White Cocktail

A variation on the Clover Club cocktail, this recipe brings an egg white, lime juice, raspberry syrup, and gold rum together for a warm, berry flavor.

4-Leaf Clover Club Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce raspberry syrup
  • 2 ounces gold rum
  • Ice
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lime juice, raspberry syrup, and rum.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Ace Cocktail

It's all aces when you've got an ace cocktail in hand, which combines egg whites with lemon juice, cream, grenadine, and gin.

Ace Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce cream
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • 1½ ounce gin
  • Ice
  • Dash ground nutmeg for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, cream, grenadine, and gin.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with ground nutmeg.

Aperol Fizz

For a brightly-colored, fizzy drink turn to this Aperol fizz recipe which uses egg whites, simple syrup, lemon juice, Aperol, and seltzer to create a delicious cocktail.

Aperol Fizz

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • Ice
  • Seltzer

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, simple syrup, lemon juice, and Aperol.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass and top with seltzer.

Flower Power

Flower power really centers itself on a unique flavor profile with the way it balances rum and bitters with the strength of lemon juice and pineapple juice.

Flower Power

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce pineapple juice
  • 3 dashes aromatic bitters
  • 1½ ounce white rum
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, simple syrup, pineapple juice, bitters, and rum together.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass and serve.

Grapefruit Boxcar

This grapefruit boxcar incorporates a central grapefruit flavor into the original Boxcar recipe.

Grapefruit Boxcar

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • Dash grenadine
  • ½ ounce grapefruit liqueur
  • 1 ounce gin
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, grenadine, grapefruit liqueur, and gin.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass.

Kahlúa Sour

One of the lesser-known Kahlúa cocktails, the Kahlua sour merely uses the regular approach to making a sours drink and adds Kahlúa as its liquor element.

Kahlua Sour

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1½ ounces Kahlua
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, simple syrup, lemon juice, and Kahlua together.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass.

New York Sour

Another sour drink, the New York Sour substitutes bourbon for whiskey or vodka.

New York Sour Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 1½ ounce bourbon
  • Ice
  • ½ ounce red wine

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, simple syrup, and bourbon.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain into a glass and float the red wine over the top using a bar spoon.

Port Flip

For those fans of traditional wines, this Port flip mixes egg whites together with simple syrup, brandy, and Port to create a cocktail that perfectly matches the aesthetic of the colonial period.

Port Flip Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 1½ ruby Port
  • 1 ounce brandy

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Dry shake vigorously for a full 60 seconds and strain the mixture into a coupe.

Saratoga Fizz

This fizzy cocktail unites citrus with bourbon and club soda for a tart and tangy recipe.

Saratoga Fizz Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1½ ounces bourbon
  • Ice
  • Club soda
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and bourbon together.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass and top with club soda.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Scheherazade Cocktail

Named after the legendary literary figure, this amber colored cocktail combines pomegranate syrup with egg whites, amaretto, and vodka for a drink destined to be served on Arabian Nights.

Scheherazade Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ½ ounce pomegranate syrup
  • ½ ounce Amaretto
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, pomegranate syrup, amaretto, and vodka.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled coupe.

Vanilla Whiskey Sour

If you're interested for an easy way to dress up your Whiskey Sour, try out this vanilla whiskey sour recipe, which adds a hint of vanilla to the classic drink's formula.

Vanilla Whiskey Sour

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ ounce vanilla simple syrup
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • 1½ ounce whiskey
  • Dash Angostura bitters
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, simple syrup, lemon juice, whiskey, and bitters.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 30 to 60 seconds to foam the egg whites.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass.

Get Egg-cited for Egg White Cocktails

While being adventurous in the kitchen doesn't always pan out, and lessons are definitely learned by the mistakes that are made, experimenting with new flavors and ingredients is half of the fun of cooking and mixing. So, if you're feeling a bit adventurous, try either making one of these egg white cocktails or try incorporating egg whites into your favorite cocktail recipe and see how it goes. It may just turn out to be egg-cellent.

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