Giffard Egg White Sirop 0% 70cl
Emile Giffard was a pharmacy owner in the town of Anjou, France, when during a heatwave in the summer of 1885 the owner of the neighbouring Grand Hotel approached, looking for some kind of solution to relieve his guests from the oppressive heat. Emile had been experiementing with mint with regards to digestion and refreshing the body, and had discovered a species of mint with exceptional flavour.
When distilled with steam the clear essential oils of the mint were released, enabling Emile to create a clear, refreshing liqueur. 'Menthe-Pastilles' was a popular brand of mint sweets at the time, so he named the liqueur the same. The drink proved so popular that he converted the pharmacy into a distillery that very year.
Maison Giffard remains family owned, and is in the fourth generation of leadership - as well continuing to produce Menthe-Pastille the Giffard family now macerate and distil a vast array of fruits, herbs and spices to create high quality liqueurs and sirops.
Whilst using egg whites in cocktails are a great way of adding a silky mouthfeel and a foamy top, let's face it, they're a pain in the ass to work with, with shell getting everywhere and gunk all over your hands. And that's without accidentally breaking the yolk and screwing up the whole drink.
So Giffard have combined pasteurised egg white with sugar syrup to offer an ideal solution to any fan of a Sour. Replace the egg white and sugar syrup in the recipe with the equivalent measure of this, and you'll get that lovely silky weight and a rich frothy foam sitting on the top. If you're a regular mixologist in the home, this is an ingredient you can't live without!
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