1/3 jigger Dry Vermouth (1 oz Dolin)
1 spoon Lime Juice (1/2 oz)
1 spoon Grenadine (1/2 oz)
1/2 White of an Egg (1 Egg White)
Shake once without ice and once with; strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
A few Mondays ago while perusing The How and When by Hyman Gale and Gerald F. Marco, I spotted the curiously named Climax Cocktail. I had to ask Andrea if she wanted to have a drink named that given that she adamantly refused to try one called the Peach Blow Fizz (especially since it completely lacks peaches) a few years ago. Or was it the Apple Blow Fizz (which at least has apple product)? Regardless, she was game especially since it seemed like a delightful egg white-laden Sour.