Amaretto Sour

3 minutes /
Amaretto Sour
40 ml 1.5 oz Amaretto
20 ml 0.75 oz Fresh lemon juice
20 ml 0.75 oz Sugar syrup
Sugar syrup
Just sugar and water, equal parts. Simple sugar syrup is used in most shaken cocktails and is a must to have in your fridge. Learn how to make it
3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Half Egg white
1 Lemon wedge

1 Prepare

Cut your lemon ready for squeezing and garnish

2 Ice

Fill both your whisky tumbler and  cocktail shaker with cubed ice

3 Add ingredients

Pour in all your ingredients into the shaker

4 Shake hard

Close the shaker and shake hard for 7 seconds

5 Strain

Take off the small top off the shaker and strain out the ingredients into your iced glass.

6 Garnish and serve

Place your fresh lemon wedge into your cocktail.

The Cocktail

The Amaretto Sour is a popular twist on the classic whisky sour. The nutty and marzipan flavours of the amaretto add an extra dimension to this great tasting and balanced cocktail.


Bartender Tip:

The Sour is a very versatile cocktail for twisting. Works with pretty much every dark spirit. Why not experiment with different types of sugars or different bitters.

Recommended Glass
Whisky Tumbler

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