Magnusdottir
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Magnusdottir
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The Magnusdottir cocktail is a whimsical blend that plays on both sweet and botanical notes, combining fresh orange juice with the herbal complexity of gin and the mellow sweetness of ... more The Magnusdottir cocktail is a whimsical blend that plays on both sweet and botanical notes, combining fresh orange juice with the herbal complexity of gin and the mellow sweetness of pear liqueur. The addition of red vermouth deepens the flavor profile, imparting a subtle vermouth spice, while a touch of egg white contributes to a silky mouthfeel and a frothy, visually appealing top layer. Served in a hurricane glass, it is a drink that both refreshes and intrigues, making it a unique option for those seeking something different from the classic cocktail repertoire. Its name conjures an image of Nordic heritage, perhaps paying homage to the Scandinavian penchant for clean, crisp flavors paired with a legacy of infusing spirits with natural, foraged ingredients.
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Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Bitters
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19.6% | 1.98 units *

Hurricane glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
50ml 1⅔oz 5cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
10ml ⅓oz 1cl
1 egg white 1 egg white 1 egg white

Method
How to make a Magnusdottir

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all of the ingredients to a shaker and dry shake really hard to emulsify the egg white, then add ice to the shaker and shake again to chill the cocktail
Using a hawthorn strainer, strain the cocktail into the glass
To garnish use a pipette and drop three drops of Peychaud’s Aromatic Bitters, then use a cocktail stick to create a tear drop affect
Serve and enjoy

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Dry  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Bitters  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly incorporate the egg white into the Magnusdottir cocktail to achieve a smooth texture?

To incorporate the egg white into the Magnusdottir cocktail for a smooth texture, first perform a 'dry shake' by shaking the egg white with the other ingredients without ice to emulsify the egg. Then, add ice for a second shake, known as a 'wet shake,' to chill and further aerate the mixture. This dual-shaking method creates a creamy, frothy texture characteristic of cocktails with egg whites.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of juice for orange juice in the Magnusdottir cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of juice for orange juice in the Magnusdottir cocktail, depending on your taste preference. Mango or pineapple juice can be good alternatives, offering a tropical twist while maintaining the fruity sweetness that balances the gin and pear liqueur.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing suggestions for the Magnusdottir cocktail?

For the Magnusdottir cocktail, consider garnishing with a thin slice of pear or an orange twist to complement the flavors in the drink. A sprig of fresh mint could also add a pop of color and a refreshing aroma. For a visually appealing frothy top, gently place your garnishes atop the egg white foam.

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