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Apricot Whiskey Sour Recipe: A Refreshing Twist on a Classic
Calories: 118kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
The Apricot Whiskey Sour is a refreshing and delightful twist on the classic whiskey sour, incorporating the sweetness of apricot liqueur and the freshness of mint. This cocktail offers a delicious complexity of flavors that perfectly balances the warmth of bourbon with the tanginess of lemon and the smooth texture of egg white. Here’s how to make this exquisite drink.

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Bourbon
  • 15 ml Apricot Liqueur
  • 15 ml Lemon Juice
  • 4-5 Mint Leaves
  • Egg White or Vegan Substitute

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker, combine 45 ml of bourbon, 15 ml of apricot liqueur, 15 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice, 4-5 mint leaves, and egg white or its vegan substitute.
  • Dry Shake:
  • Dry shake the ingredients (without ice) vigorously. This helps to emulsify the egg white, creating a frothy and smooth texture.
  • Wet Shake:
  • Add ice to the shaker and shake again. This chills the mixture and further blends the flavors.
  • Double Strain:
  • Double strain the mixture into your favorite glass over ice. Double straining ensures a smooth drink by removing the mint leaves and any ice shards.
  • Garnish and Serve:
  • Garnish with a sprig of mint or a lemon twist for an extra touch of freshness and aroma.

Notes

The Apricot Whiskey Sour is a perfect cocktail for those who enjoy a complex mix of flavors. The sweetness of apricots, the freshness of mint, and the warmth of bourbon create a delightful combination that’s both refreshing and sophisticated. Perfect for any occasion, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests and become a new favorite. Cheers!

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 118kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 4g (1%)Protein: 0.2gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 49mg (1%)Fiber: 0.4g (2%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 368IU (7%)Vitamin C: 12mg (15%)Calcium: 12mg (1%)Iron: 0.2mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink