Not all gorgeous cocktails hark back to the 1920s—some, like the French Pearl Cocktail, were actually created this side of the 21st century.
Great American bartender Audrey Saunders dreamed it up in 2006 to serve as the flagship cocktail at the Pegu Club in NYC, which has since closed its doors. The appeal of this misty white drink is still as strong as ever, however. According to its maker, it pays tribute to the architecture of France in the 1800s, with a perfectly balanced taste profile that is a feast for the senses from the very first sip.
How to make a French Pearl cocktail the easy way
Here is our tried and tested recipe for this popular pearl cocktail that will have you shaking up a showstopper drink in no time at all: