Cocktail: Morning Glory Fizz

The earliest-known reference of this cocktail dates back to 1895. It was created for medicinal purposes (to cure hangovers). Perfect for the early hours of 2010.

4cl whisky

2cl fresh lemon juice

1.5 tsp castor sugar

1 small egg white

1cl absinthe

Soda water

Twist of lemon

Place all the ingredients except the soda water in a shaker filled with ice, shake well to allow the egg white to foam and the sugar to dissolve. Strain into a glass, top up with the soda water and stir. Garnish with the lemon.