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Shamrock Sour

Shamrock Sour cocktail / Tim Nusog

No leprechauns were hurt in the making of this recipe from Julie Reiner, the owner of Clover Club in Brooklyn.


  • 2 ounces Basil Hayden's bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce green Chartreuse
  • 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce agave syrup (one part agave nectar, one part water)
  • 1/4 ounce egg white (which is about half of an egg white)
  • Garnish: mint sprig
  • Garnish: lemon wheel


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker and vigorously dry-shake (without ice).

  2. Fill shaker with ice and shake again until well-chilled.

  3. Strain into a double rocks glass over fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with a mint sprig and a lemon wheel.