How to make a New York Sour

New York Sour Cocktail

A pre-prohibition cocktail that has made a come back over recent years. The addition of a splash of red wine differentiates it from a Whiskey Sour and gives it an interesting twist worth trying.


  • 60mL Bourbon Whiskey (or Rye if preferred)
  • 30mL Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 22.5mL Sugar Syrup (1:1)
  • 1 x Egg White
  • 30mL Red Wine


  1. Dry shake the egg white
  2. Fill your shaker with ice and add the remaining ingredients except the red wine
  3. Shake & strain over fresh ice into a Double Old Fashioned glass
  4. Float the red wine on top

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