Egg Cocktail Recipes

amaretto sourLooking to add a little extra oomph to your drinks this spring? Whip up one of these Easter-ready egg cocktails to add a unique texture and viscosity to your next round.

Absinthe Suissesse
This is a classic New Orleans brunch cocktail, and this version by Chris Hannah of Arnaud’s French 75 is a great way to start the day.

Amaretto Sour
Bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler puts a delicious twist on a classic amaretto sour with the addition of bourbon, rich simple syrup and egg white.

Bitter Pill
Aged rum and Fernet make for a spirited match in this assertive lowball.

Clover Club
This enduring classic is so beloved, it even has a bar in Brooklyn, New York, named after it.

Coffee Cocktail
Though there’s actually no coffee in this classic cocktail, it still makes a delicious brunch-time sipper.

Lankershim Fizz
A splash of sweet PX sherry takes this gin fizzer from the brunch table all the way to dessert.

Pisco Sour
Scared of egg cocktails? Then try a pisco sour, one of the best examples of how egg whites can bolster the character of a drink.

Pretty Jessica
James MacWilliams updates Harry Cradock’s classic, the English Rose, with the addition of Cherry Heering and an egg white.

Ramos Gin Fizz
This New Orleans classic was invented in the 1880s by Henry C. Ramos, but the drink lives on today in bars around the world—minus the marathon shaking time.

At his Los Angeles mezcal bar, Las Perlas, Raul Ystorza honors the Southern Mexico-born spirit with concoctions like this warm-weather beauty.

NOTE: Remember that when mixing with eggs at home, freshness is a must. The danger of food-borne illness, while remote, can be minimized by washing eggs and taking care to prevent contact between the shell’s exterior and the edible portion within; removing the yolk further reduces the risk. If you’re still concerned, you can opt for pasteurized eggs.