Welcome to the AT FIVE universe , where gin is king and the fun never ends! Today, we're going to talk about the iconic recipe for the White Lady, a classic cocktail that is a true cocktail treasure.

This recipe was created by the legendary American bartender Harry MacElhone, who in 1919 opened the famous Harry's New York Bar in Paris. The bar quickly became a meeting place for celebrities, artists and writers, including Ernest Hemingway and Coco Chanel. Harry was known for his creative mixology and his ability to create unique cocktails.

One night in 1919, a woman came into the bar and asked Harry to create a different cocktail with gin. Harry, always ready to impress, mixed gin, Cointreau and fresh lemon juice to create the cocktail that would become known as the White Lady. The story goes that the woman was dressed in white, which gave rise to the name of this legendary cocktail.

But the original White Lady recipe has a secret that most people don't know: egg white. That's right, egg white gives this classic cocktail a smooth, creamy texture that takes the taste to another level.

To make the original White Lady recipe, you'll need:

  • 45 ml AT FIVE gin
  • 22.5 ml Cointreau
  • 22.5 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg white
  • Ice
  • Lemon peel for garnish

Now follow the steps below:

  • Put all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, including the egg white, AT FIVE gin, Cointreau and fresh lemon juice.
  • Add a few ice cubes to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Open the shaker and strain the cocktail into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon peel and serve immediately.

And voilà, you have a classic White Lady with the smooth, creamy texture that made it famous! So here's to the legacy of Harry MacElhone and his iconic invention, the White Lady. Here, we celebrate the history and tradition of cocktail making, while adding our own dash of fun and innovation. So raise your glass and enjoy the legendary taste of the White Lady with AT FIVE GIN. gin GIN.


Remember to drink in moderation and never drive after consuming alcoholic beverages.

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