Amaretto Sour (by Jeffrey Morgenthaler)

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Discerning Drinkers (328 ratings)

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/Muscovado/brown sugar syrup (2 sugar:1 water)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

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

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 2012 by Jeffrey Morgenthaler in Oregon, USA. Jeffrey's original formula calls for
45ml (1½oz) Amaretto
22.5ml (¾oz) Cask-strength bourbon
30ml (1oz) Lemon juice
5ml (1 spoon) Sugar syrup (2:1)
15ml (½oz) Egg white

Nutrition:

One serving of Amaretto Sour (by Jeffrey Morgenthaler) contains 267 calories.

Alcohol content:

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