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Pepper Gin Sour


Photo: Bruce Murray, VisionFire

This is a sweet-and-spicy take on the classic sour, but the gin gives it a refreshing flavour, too.

Recipe courtesy of Lion and Bright, Halifax, N.S.


  • 2 oz (60 ml) gin
  • 1 oz (30 ml) cane sugar and black pepper simple syrup (fair trade & organic)
  • 1 oz (30 ml) egg white, local free range
  • 1 oz (30 ml) fresh squeezed lemon juice


  1. Combine all ingredients and dry shake.
  2. Add ice.
  3. Wet shake.
  4. Double strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  5. Top with cracked pepper.

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