Tonka Sour
by MyBeverageGuide

A frothy white cocktail served in a rocks glass with red strawberry powder sprinkled on top.

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Recipe & Ingredients

Amount Product Category
40 ml tonka gin Gin
10 ml Giffard Vanille de Madagascar Vanilla Liqueur
3 drop ms betters orange tree bitters Orange Bitters
20 ml simple syrup
30 ml citrus juice
30 ml egg

Garnish

Amount Name Position/How to....
1 strawberry dust Sprinkle the dust over half a side of the glass.

Preparation

Ice:

ice cubes for shaking
ice cubes for the serving glass

Technique:
blend / wet-shake / strain
Glassware:

Rocks

Categories:
Dessert Digestif Modern

Drink Description

<<The Tonka Sour combines everything that fits for a dessert. Tonka meets Vanilla and Lemon. The sour strawberry dust let it taste like a piece of cake!>>

Podcast about the mixed drink

Mixing Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in the shaker tin or spindle mixer tin.
  2. Dry blend the ingredients in the blender for about 10 seconds.
  3. If you used the spindle mixer tin, pour the liquid into a shaker.
  4. Add ice cubes.
  5. Shake for about 15 seconds.
  6. Strain the mixed liquid into the chilled serving glass filled with ice cubes.
  7. Add your garnish.

Detailed Recipe Instructions

  1. Prepare your Mise en Place.
  2. Prepare your bottle setup.
  3. Chill the serving glass with either crushed ice or ice cubes. Or place it in a fridge or freezer.
  4. Prepare your garnish.
  5. Add all the ingredients (except the egg white !) into the spindle mixer tin. Or, if you have, add the ingredients to the taller part of the Tin-in-Tin shaker.
  6. Add the egg white into the mixer tin.
  7. Set the speed of the spindle mixer to the lowest setting. Othwerwise it might spill over very quick!
  8. Dry blend the ingredients in the blender for about 10 seconds. If you want to dry shake instead, do it for roughly 20 seconds.
  9. Take the chilled glass out of the fridge/freezer. If you used ice to chill the serving glass, remove everything from the glass.
  10. Add around 4 to 5 ice cubes into the serving glass.
  11. Strain into the serving glass.
  12. Add your garnish.
  13. Clean up your working station.

Mixing Tips

Mise en Place

Ice:

ice cubes for shaking
ice cubes for the serving glass

Bar Equipment:

Tin Tin Shaker
Jigger
Spindle Mixer
Zest Peeler

Garnish:

1x strawberry dust

Editor Recipe Notes

Essential Infos

Name:
Tonka Sour
Style:

Sour

Bar Technique:

wet shake
strain
dry spindle mixing
zest a fruit

Ingredients by Category:
Gin
Vanilla Liqueur
Orange Bitters
citrus juice
egg
Garnish:

strawberry dust

Color:

light cream white

Flavour and Texture

Aroma

vanilla
strawberry
tonka bean

Flavour

tonka bean
vanilla
lemon

Texture

clean
elegant
fresh

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