Sweet and Sour Sour
By Caer Maiko Ferguson of Daijoubu Pop-Up; Austin, Texas
- 1 egg white
- 1 pinch of salt
- 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
- 1/4 ounce lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce Plantation Pineapple rum
- 1 ounce Ford’s gin
- 1 1/4 ounces sweet and sour syrup*
Directions: Add all ingredients to a shaker. Shake, add ice, then shake again. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a fried wonton roll and sesame seeds.
*In a saucepan, combine 1 cup pineapple juice, 1 garlic clove, ¾ cup brown sugar, ¾ cup granulated sugar, ⅓ cup rice wine vinegar, 5 tablespoons ketchup, and 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 5 minutes. Take off heat and cool slightly. Mash the garlic in a fine strainer, then strain the syrup. Add 4 ounces pineapple gum syrup and 8 ounces hibiscus tea.