For the Simple Syrup:
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
For the Cocktail:
  • 2 ounces Applejack
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce Simple Syrup (above)
  • 2 egg whites (optional)
  • 3 dashes Angostora bitters, for garnish


Serves: Makes 1 cocktail, plus simple syrup for more


For the simple syrup, combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Heat and stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use.  

For the cocktail, combine the Applejack, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg whites (if using) in a cocktail shaker. Shake for 10 seconds to froth the egg whites. Add ice and shake to chill. Strain into a chilled coupe and top with bitters. 

Always drink responsibly. 

Consuming raw egg may increase your risk of foodborne illness.