New York Sour

New York Sour - Bourbon Cocktail
New York Sour Cocktail

Base Spirit: Bourbon / American Whiskey, Rye Whiskey

Type: Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Sour, Sweet

About the New York Sour Cocktail

The secret to this Whiskey Sour variation is a bit of red wine. Try the classic New York Sour.

Ingredients in the New York Sour Cocktail

  • 2 oz Rye whiskey or bourbon
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • .5 oz Red wine

Glass: Rocks

How to make the New York Sour Cocktail

Add all the ingredients except the wine to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Slowly pour the wine over the back of a spoon so that it floats on top of the drink.

Learn how to make a New York Sour form expert bartender Jacques Bezuidenhout in our video.

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