New York Sour

February 27, 2018
2 Ratings
Photo by Julia Gartland
  • Makes 1 cocktail
Author Notes

The New York Sour is a real looker, thanks to a small but dramatic pour of red wine. This yield one extremely lovely cocktail, with crimson bleeding through the pale drink. Red wine is the classic float for a New York sour, but ruby port works well, too. —Carey Jones

Test Kitchen Notes

This recipe is featured in the story, For a Not-too-Sweet Whiskey Sour, Make it at Home, sponsored by Bulleit. BULLEIT American Straight Rye Whiskey. 45% Alc/Vol. The Bulleit Distilling Co., Lawrenceburg, IN. —The Editors

What You'll Need
  • 1.25 ounces Bulleit rye
  • .75 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • .5 ounces simple syrup*
  • 1 egg white
  • .25 ounces red wine or ruby port
  1. Combine ingredients other than red wine in cocktail shaker without ice. Shake hard, then add ice and shake again, until well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Gently pour red wine on top.
  2. *To make the simple syrup: Dissolve 1 part sugar in 1 part hot water. Let cool before using.

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