At the Bar

  • 2018 Oscar Cocktails: Swamp Fizz, Inspired by “Shape of Water”
  • The Shape Of Water Film Poster, 2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture

Fizz cocktails were at their height of popularity in the 50’s and 60’s during which the “Shape of Water” is set.  The Swamp Fizz combines green Crème De Menthe (also immensely popular in the era), citrus, sugar and club soda in classic Fizz proportions with egg whites for added fizz and accentuates the Creatures’ favorite food, eggs!


2 Oz. Gin

1 Tsp. Green Crème De Menthe

1 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 egg white

1 Tsp. Superfine Sugar

Club Soda

Garnish: lime zest

Tools & Materials

16 oz. Tiffany & Co. Vintage “Newport” Highball Glass

Cocktail Shaker


  • Add gin, crème de menthe, lemon juice, sugar and egg white to your shaker with ice and shake until well chilled.

  • Strain into Collins glass over ice and top with club soda. Garnish with lime zest.

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