White Lady

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The White Lady is a Cocktail consisting of Gin, Triple Sec, Fresh Lemon Juice, and sometimes Eggwhite.


Also Known As

  • Chelsea Side-car,
  • Delilah,
  • Lillian Forever.

History of the White Lady

"This cocktail was invented by Harry MacElhone in 1919 at Ciro's Club, London. He original used Creme de Menthe, but switched it with gin at Harry's New York Bar, Paris in 1929." citation needed

The above may, or may not, be true. Harry Craddock claims the White Lady (Gin, Cointreau, Fresh Lemon Juice)citation needed. Harry MacElhone just created a drink with the same name earlier.

Common Recipes

"The Savoy Cocktail Book," by Harry Craddock, 1930

Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Dale DeGroff

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

Drinkboy/ IBA

Shake with ice. Strain into frosted cocktail glass and serve.

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