The Eucalyptus Martini is the creation of Humberto Marques, mixologist at Oloroso is Edinburgh, Scotland. The eucalyptus syrup
is fantastic and makes this drink with it refreshing sweetness. Marques' focus for cocktails is on fresh ingredients, and has put together, not only great drinks, but a guide to using Herbs and Spices in the Cocktail Mixology
. I've seen two copies of this recipe, in one he uses Tanqueray 10 and in the other, Martin Miller's Gin
. I used Tanqueray 10 and thought it a great pairing.
- 50 ml Tanqueray 10 or Miller's Gin
- 25 ml homemade eucalyptus syrup
- 12.5 ml lime juice
- 3 drops of egg white