Jeff Morgenthaler Amaretto Sour Recipe

amaretto sour recipePortland bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler puts a delicious twist on the classic amaretto sour recipe with the addition of bourbon, rich simple syrup and egg white.

1½ oz. amaretto
¾ oz. cask-proof bourbon (such as Booker’s)
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. rich simple syrup
½ oz. fresh egg white, beaten (pasteurized if you like)
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: lemon peel and brandied cherry

Combine ingredients in a shaker and dry shake (no ice) to combine, then add ice and shake well. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass over ice cubes and garnish.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Clyde Common, Portland, Oregon