This cocktail was my submission for the 2021 Gentleman Jack Sour Competition Cocktail. The inspiration of my cocktail is my mom. I also wanted to create a cocktail which showcased the original intention of a whiskey sour, its medicinal nature.
1.5 oz Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack
0.75 oz Beet Juice*
1 oz Orange-Honey Cordial**
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
2 Dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters
Add first five ingredients into a shaker tin, and shake vigorously with ice. Strain to remove the ice. Add Campari foam, and shake again (dry shake). Strain into Nick & Nora glass
1 cup Beets (peeled & chopped)
0.75 cup Water
Blend everything together. Strain the juice using a cheese cloth. Keep it refrigerated.
1 cup Honey
1 cup Orange Juice
1.5 Orange Zest (1 and half Oranges)
0.5 tsp Orange Extract
1 oz Grand Marnier
Whisk first 4 ingredients in a small pot over medium heat until orange juice is completely incorporated. Remove from heat. Once the solution is cool down add Grand Marnier and keep it overnight in the refrigerator. Strain the solution. Store in fridge.
2 oz Campari
1 oz Water
0.25 oz Lemon Juice
2 Egg Whites
Whisk everything together. Pour the solution into a Whip Cream Dispenser and charge it with 2 N2O cartridge. Store in fridge.