How to Make a New York Sour

How to Cocktail: New York Sour

Top a classic Whiskey Sour with red wine to get this delicious pre-Prohibition tipple. Learn how to make a New York Sour from expert bartender Jacques Bezuidenhout in our video.

  • 2 oz Rye whiskey or bourbon
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Egg white (optional)
  • .5 oz Red wine
  • Glass: Rocks

Add all the ingredients except the wine to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Carefully pour the wine over the back of a spoon so it floats on top of the drink.



  • steveignitegroupcom1337454954 posted 8 months ago

    oh, and try aquafaba instead of egg white, its cheaper, easier to use, froths up better, has a lower food risk than egg white, has no flavour - although a slight aroma when the drink is just finished which vanishes quickly

  • steveignitegroupcom1337454954 posted 8 months ago

    If you must dry shake - and you should really just shake harder and you'll get the same effect - dry shake AFTER you wet shake, try it and you'll see why.........

  • pacific posted 2 years ago

    Most egg white drinks turn out better if you "dry shake" the ingredients (especially the egg white) before adding the ice, then add the ice and give it another shake to dilute and cool.

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