Amber Moon is a cocktail that originated in the 1940s. It is often served at celebratory events, like weddings and birthdays. It is a two-time winner of the Drinks International Cocktail Awards and was named by Imbibe Magazine as one of the top 10 new drinks in 2011. The recipe calls for cognac, which is then combined with Tabasco sauce, a raw egg white and then finished off with water and ice.
There are many variations of Amber Moon cocktails out there, with slight tweaks to the original recipe. Some recipes call for different types of alcohol, while others use different garnishes.
Different variations of the Amber Moon cocktail include:
-The traditional Amber Moon with gin and pineapple juice
-Amber Moon with vodka instead of gin, lemon instead of lime, and orange juice instead of pineapple juice -An Amaretto variation called an Amaretti made by replacing the gin with amaretto liqueur and substituting pineapple juice for orange juice
1 raw egg
2 ounces vodka
1 tsp Tabasco sauce
1. Crack an egg into a rocks glass;
2. make sure you don't break the yolk.
3. Pour the vodka and Tabasco sauce on top and serve.