Amaretto Sour Ingredients
- 3.00 cl Lemon juice
- 6.00 cl Amaretto
- 1 Egg white
- 1.50 cl Sugar syrup
Amaretto Sour Toppings
- 1 zest Lemon
- 1 Maraschino cherry
Amaretto Sour Description
Learn how to prepare the perfect Amaretto Sour cocktail recipe…
For the Amaretto Sour cocktail fill a shaker with ice.
Add the amaretto, the lemon juice, the egg white and the sugar syrup.
Shake everything well and strain your Amaretto Sour into a nice glass (preferably a tumbler).
Sometimes people also add a dash of angostura bitters.
Some people prefer a certain variation of the Amaretto Sour drink. They replace half of the amaretto with bourbon.
The history of the Amaretto Sour cocktail is not really completely clear. No one really claimed this cocktail recipe as is done with most of the classic cocktail recipes.
We know that the Amaretto Sour cocktail recipe became popular is the 1980’s when amaretto, the most important cocktail ingredient, became a big hit in the United States.
Not only the Amaretto Sour cocktail became popular in that period but also other amaretto based cocktail started doing well: the godmother and the godfather and many more.
One of the most famous amaretto brand is of course the Disaronno.
Did you know that Amaretto was not imported in the United States before thee 1960’s?