Gus McShane’s Passion Fruit Cocktails

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Gus' Cocktails

Gus McShane of the Santa Monica bar Copa D’Oro mixed up some amazing cocktails for us on Sunday afternoon.

Anise and Passion Fruit Sour

2 oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon
1/2 tsp of Pernod Anise
2/3 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz egg white
½ Passion fruit

Shake and finely strain.

Passion Fruit and Ginger Beer Cocktail

1 ½ oz London Dry Gin
½ oz Bianco Vermouth
½ Passion Fruit
½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ oz Simple Syrup
Ginger Beer

Spoon Half a Passion Fruit into a mixing glass.  Add remaining ingredients except Ginger Beer.  Shake and strain over crushed.  Charge with Ginger Beer.  Serve in a highball glass.  Garnish with passion fruit shell and lemon twist