While searching the interwebs for interesting and disturbing drink trends, I came across this:
The Doctor Atkins
4 ounces vodka
1 (1/2-inch) cube of Spam
1 uncooked piece of bacon, for garnish
Red caviar, for garnish
Pour vodka into a martini glass and place the Spam cube in it. Garnish with bacon and caviar.
No carbs here. The delightful snap of Spam helps offset the salty chewiness of the bacon. The 4 ounces of vodka help you forget that you decided to order a meat-based drink.
I’m truly worried for society.
Yeah, so any packaged sour mix is a mistake. Worse still, ANY bar that uses sour mix from a gun. For that matter, cranberry from a gun is also unacceptable. Ever actually tasted sour or cran from a gun? It tastes like the broken dreams of a Flatsy doll. So here’s the thing: make sour mix, it’s so much better and the amaretto, midori or whisky will thank you.
One part water
One part sugar
One part lemon juice
One part lime juice
2 egg whites for every quart (real eggs, step off the pasteurized product)
Mix the sugar and water in an airtight container until combined (cheat, heat the water, add the sugar and stir)
Add the juices and the egg whites.
Use that in your next sour and be prepared to actually enjoy the drink.
How exhausting, sometimes, to bear not only the weight of what you are, but also the weight of what you ought to be.
Think about this.