Angostura Sour

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Libbey Speakeasy Coupe 8.5oz

Garnish:

Drips of Angostura Bitters

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup (65.0°brix, 2 sugar to 1 water rich syrup)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white
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Review:

The name should perhaps serve as a warning, as should the whopping ounce-and-a-half of Angostura Bitters in this recipe, and intense Angostura flavour dominates this bittersweet lime sour.

Variant:

See also Trinidad Especial and Trinidad Sour

History:

Adapted from a drink created in 2009 by Maks Pazuniak and Kirk Estopinal who were inspired by the Angostura Fizz (AKA Trinidad Fizz) in Charles H. Baker's 1939 The Gentleman's Companion (Volume II).

Nutrition:

There are approximately 71 calories in one serving of Angostura Sour.

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