Sherry Sour

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (6 ratings)

Garnish:

Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Palo cortado sherry
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
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:

The huge flavour of sherry is freshened by lemon juice and rounded by egg white.

Variant:

Served straight-up in a coupe glass.

History:

Adapted from a cocktail discovered in 2007 at Suba in New York City, USA.

Nutrition:

134 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 0.7 standard drinks
  • 8.6% alc./vol. (17.2° proof)
  • 9.7 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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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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