MermaidMary’s cocktail of the week: Sloe Gin Fizz

Long Lunch 16/02/2018

This refreshing gin-based cocktail comes from The Whiskey, an Auckland bar in Ponsonby that offers live music four days a week and well-crafted cocktails.

Sloe Gin Fizz


  • 45mls Sloe Gin
  • 5-10mls egg white
  • 30 mls lemon juice
  • Dash of sugar syrup


  1. Dry shake (shake without ice) the sugar syrup & egg white
  2. Add ingredients to shaker with ice
  3. Add sloe Gin
  4. Shake & dump into a short glass
  5. Garnish with whatever you want (The Whiskey used a cherry)

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