Made using Amaretto, an almond liqueur. The sweet & sour ingredients create a sweet, marzipan taste – an acquired taste to some but you can always introduce bourbon whiskey to lower the sweetness and increase the intensity.
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How to make an Amaretto Sour
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60mL Amaretto Liqueur
30mL Lemon Juice
15mL Sugar Syrup
Dash of bitters
Dry shake the egg white to emulsify (see video below)
Add the remaining ingredients (except bitters) to your cocktail shaker
Shake & strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
Add a dash of bitters
Garnish with a twist of lemon and a cherry
You can always tweak your sour by reducing the amaretto liqueur by 15-30mL and replacing with a bourbon whisky. Check out Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Amaretto Sour recipe here.
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