The Lorraine Sour

Description
The golden mirabelle plum shines here, though it keeps unusual company. A fragrant, late-summer cocktail.
Ingredients
1 23ozMirabelle Eau de Vie, Miclo
78ozLemon juice
12ozEarl Grey Tea Syrup (see notes)
1tOrgeat
3lfTarragon
1 Egg white
Instructions
Dry shake or whisk the egg white until emulsified, before adding the remaining ingredients and filling the shaker with ice. Cap, give it a brief but hard shake before double straining into a chilled coupette. Garnish with a trimmed spring of fresh tarragon.
Notes
Earl Grey Tea Syrup: Steep 1 tbsp loose Earl Grey tea leaves in 150ml boiling water for 3 minutes. Strain out the leaves and heat the liquid with an equal amount of white caster sugar until dissolved. Allow to cool, bottle and store in a fridge for up to two weeks.
Cocktail summary
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Year2012
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Joseph on 11/06/2012
Joseph Cassidy
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The Lorraine Sour
The Lorraine Sour

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