Classic Amaretto Sour
1 ½ oz (45ml) amaretto
½ oz (15ml) bourbon
¼ oz (8 ml) simple syrup or cane syrup
1 oz (30 ml) fresh lemon juice
1 egg white or vegan emulsifier
A few drops of Angostura bitters
Put all the ingredients in a shaker with ice.
Strain into the shaker and mix again without ice.
Strain through a fine sieve into a chilled cup.
Decorate with a few drops of Angostura bitters.
About our Classic Amaretto Sour
Forget the sweet and powdery bar mix! This is how you make a real Amaretto Sour, in the worthy lineage of sours as the first mixologist, master Jerry Thomas, teaches us in The Bartender's Guide (1862). It's all in the shake!