How to make an Amaretto Sour

Amaretto Sour Cocktail Reci


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Hands down, the best Amaretto Sour recipe you will come across. Originally from renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler. Seriously, it’s that good.

Amaretto Sour Cocktail Recipe
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Amaretto Sour Cocktail Recipe


  • 45mL Amaretto
  • 15mL Bourbon Whiskey
  • 30mL Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 10mL Sugar Syrup (1:1)
  • 1/2 an Egg White


  1. Separate the egg white from the yolk and add half to your shaker
  2. Add a single cube of ice and shake to emulsify the egg (this is called a ‘dry shake’)
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and fill the cocktail shaker with ice
  4. Shake & strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
  5. Garnish with a twist of orange and bitters

This particular recipe was featured in Jeffery Morgenthaler’s ‘The Bar Book


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