The Hemingway

There is a cocktail called the Hemingway Daiquiri (not surprisingly created with rum) that has an interesting history related to its namesake. This is not that Hemingway, though it’s not too far off.

Some friends of ours recreated this Hemingway from memory after having it several years ago at Amuse, the restaurant atop the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond (if you’re ever in the area, it’s a fine museum and a very fine cocktail bar/restaurant). They recall Amuse’s version of the Hemingway was served with high quality gin and a delightful grapefruit foam, sprinkled with sea salt. Their best attempt at the recipe is below. The foam and sea salt make it very special. We hope you enjoy it!

Cocktail:
2 oz gin
1.5 oz lime juice
1 Tbs Simple Syrup

stir with ice, strain into glass

Foam:
1 egg white
3 oz grapefruit juice

either dry shake in a cocktail shaker or use an immersion blender to create foam
pour over cocktail
crack sea salt over foam

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