The Delicious Sour

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (19 ratings)

Garnish:

Dehydrated apple slice or fresh peach on rim

How to make:

SHAKE first 5 ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine into ice-filled glass whilst also pouring soda.

1 1/3 fl oz Calvados / apple brandy / straight applejack
1 fl oz Giffard Crème de Pêche de Vigne liqueur
2/3 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/12 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix) (optional)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
1/2 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous for those with an allergy, intolerance or medical condition.

Review:

Tis rather.

History:

Adapted from William Schmidt's 1892 The Flowing Bowl.
Sours cocktails history

Alcohol content:

  • 1.1 standard drinks
  • 12.48% alc./vol. (24.96° proof)
  • 15.3 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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