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Winter Sour

Winter Sour cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

This delicious low-alcohol cocktail by H. Joseph Ehrmann is bitter, sweet and seasonal.


  • Leaves from 1 small rosemary sprig
  • 1 1/2 ounces clover honey syrup (1 part clover honey, 1 part simple syrup)
  • 1 ounce Campari
  • 1 1/2 ounces Meyer lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 ounce egg white
  • Garnish: rosemary sprig


  1. Add the rosemary leaves and honey syrup into a shaker and muddle gently.

  2. Add the Campari, lemon juice and egg white and vigorously dry-shake (without ice) for 15 seconds.

  3. Add ice and shake until well-chilled.

  4. Double-strain into a cocktail glass.

  5. Garnish with a small rosemary sprig.