Amaretto Sour Cocktail Recipe - Sweet and Sophisticated Delight
Calories: 223kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Amaretto Sour is a delicious balance of sweet and sour with a nutty twist. This classic cocktail combines amaretto liqueur, bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup to create a rich almond flavor balanced by the tartness of the lemon juice. Its golden brown color and sweet, nutty aroma make it a popular choice for those seeking a sweet yet sophisticated drink.



  • Add amaretto, bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white to a shaker and dry-shake (no ice) for 15 seconds.
  • Add ice and shake again until well-chilled.
  • Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist and 2 skewered brandied cherries.


The Amaretto Sour is a delightful blend of sweet and sour flavors with a rich, nutty undertone. The use of egg white adds a smooth, frothy texture that elevates the drink’s sophistication. It’s a versatile cocktail that’s perfect for both casual gatherings and elegant occasions. The balance of amaretto and bourbon provides a unique depth of flavor that appeals to a wide range of palates.
For the best experience, use fresh lemon juice and high-quality amaretto and bourbon. The garnish of lemon twist and brandied cherries not only adds to the visual appeal but also enhances the overall flavor profile. This cocktail is a testament to the timeless appeal of classic drinks with a modern twist.
Indulge in the Amaretto Sour for a truly memorable cocktail experience. Its sweet and nutty charm, combined with the refreshing sour notes, make it a must-try for any cocktail enthusiast.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 223kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 23g (8%)Protein: 2g (4%)Fat: 1g (2%)Saturated Fat: 1g (6%)Sodium: 31mg (1%)Potassium: 105mg (3%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 22g (24%)Vitamin A: 12IUVitamin C: 12mg (15%)Calcium: 6mg (1%)Iron: 1mg (6%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage Recipe, Cocktail Recipe, Drink Recipe