A basic classic cocktail recipe from the mid 1800s. Alternate garnishes include a cherry and lemon or orange wedge.
• 2 oz Bourbon
• 3⁄4 oz Fresh lemon juice
• 3⁄4 oz Simple syrup
• 1⁄2 Egg white
• Garnish: Angostura bitters
1) Add bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white to a shaker and dry shake (without ice).
2) Add ice and shake again until chilled.
3) Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
4) Top with 4 drops of Angostura bitters.
5) Use a garnish pick to swirl the bitters drops.