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Amaretto Sour

Amaretto, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Egg White, Cherry, Orange

4.85 from 4159 votes

Ingredients

How to make a Amaretto Sour

1. Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
2. Add all ingredients.
3. Shake and strain into a rocks glass.
4. Garnish with a maraschino berry and an orange slice.

Story about Amaretto Sour

Meet the Amaretto Sour – the ultimate taste sensation that's all about balancing sweet and sour. Amaretto, famous for its sophisticated almond-like flavor, is the star of the show here. Pair it with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and things seriously start to get tangy. Oh, and don't forget the universe's best-kept secret weapon – simple syrup for that balanced sweetness.

Did you know that the Amaretto Sour heralds from the 1970s in the USA? During that rock ‘n’ roll decade, this sweet pout-puckering tipple skyrocketed to fame and you can understand why. With its adaptable flavor profile that slips easily from day drinking to nightcaps, the Amaretto Sour soon found its home as a go-to order in bars all across the country.

Now, let's get down to the secret recipe, shall we? You'll be needing a healthy dose of ice cubes, a heaping scoop of Amaretto, some fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and an egg white for texture. Oh, wait, what about the eye-candy? Garnish with a crisp orange slice and a sweet maraschino berry to jazz it up.

FAQ
How can I make an Amaretto Sour without egg white?
Easy-peasy! Just follow our step-by-step guide above. It includes an egg white for that creamy mouthfeel so loved in certain cocktails. Remember to shake well to get a good froth going! For an egg-free alternative, we recommend using aquafaba AKA chickpea water.

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