Not unlike the Aviation, the Eagles Dream soars. Based on Robert Hess’ adaptation of the original appeared on the Savoy Cocktail Book, I omitted Hess’ addition of 1/2 teaspoon of sugar for a 1/4 oz of simple syrup.
1.5 oz Empress Gin
0.5 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Gifford’s Creme de Violette
0.25 oz Simple Syrup
1 egg white
Optional flower garnish
Add all ingredients into a shaker and dry shake for 20 seconds.
Add ice to the shaker and reshake for an additional 20 seconds.
Double strain into a small cocktail glass or a Nick and Nora glass.