Amaretto Sour

Rich and luxuriant, the Amaretto Sour is one of the most popular sour recipes from back in the day that is well overdue a revival. Using Amaretto creates a cocktail with a lower ABV than your typical Whiskey Sour, the Amaretto Sour is a delightful crowd pleaser of a cocktail. 

Just because it uses a sweet Amaretto liqueur does not mean that this recipe needs to be sickly sweet. All but removing sugar from the classic ‘Sour’ recipe ensures a rich and flavourful drink, that is also perfectly well balanced!  




  • 60 ml AMARETTO (2 parts)
  • 30 ml LEMON JUICE (1 part)
  • 1 SMALL EGG WHITE (1/2 part)
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How to make it

  • 1 – Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
  • 2 – Shake ingredients without ice (dry shake) to whip up a rich foam. You can add the spring from a Hawthorn Strainer to help froth the ingredients.
  • 3 – Add ice to the shaker with the frothy ingredients. (Remove the Hawthorn spring first, if you used one).
  • 4 – Shake hard and fine strain into a cocktail glass or lowball glass.
  • 5 – Garnish with a twist of lemon and a dusting of Amaretti Biscuit if you want to add an extra dimension!
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