Amaretto Sour (by Jeffrey Morgenthaler)

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherries on stick.

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and pour into ice-filled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Disaronno amaretto
1 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Demerara / dark Muscovado / brown sugar
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white
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Review:

As the name suggests, this drink is dominated by amaretto, with lemon juice providing the sour balancing element and a slug of bourbon giving backbone.

History:

Adapted from a drink created in 2012 by Jeffrey Morgenthaler in Oregon, USA. Jeffrey's original formula calls for 3/4oz cask-strength bourbon.

Nutrition:

One serving of Amaretto Sour (by Jeffrey Morgenthaler) contains 270 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 16.88% alc./vol. (33.76° proof)
  • 19.8 grams of pure alcohol
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