How to make an Amaretto Sour

Hands down, the best Amaretto Sour recipe you will come across. Originally from renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler. Seriously, it’s that good.

Amaretto Sour Cocktail Reci

This particular recipe was featured in Jeffery Morgenthaler’s ‘The Bar Book


  • 45mL Amaretto
  • 15mL Bourbon Whiskey
  • 30mL Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 10mL Sugar Syrup (1:1)
  • 1/2 an Egg White


  1. Separate the egg white from the yolk and add half to your shaker
  2. Add a single cube of ice and shake to emulsify the egg (this is called a ‘dry shake’)
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and fill the cocktail shaker with ice
  4. Shake & strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
  5. Garnish with a twist of orange and bitters

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