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
Food52 Review: 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
Makes: 1 cocktail
ounces Bulleit rye
ounces fresh lemon juice
ounces simple syrup*
ounces red wine or ruby port
- 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.
- *To make the simple syrup: Dissolve 1 part sugar in 1 part hot water. Let cool before using.
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