Amaretto Sours

It does need a good quality amaretto

It does need a good quality amaretto

We always have a ton of lemon juice left over after making limoncello, so we like to make drinks that help use it up. Here’s a blast from the past, ahem, we mean a classic.

Amaretto Sours

  • 1 1/2 ounces Amaretto
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp simple syrup

Mix ingredients together in a tumbler. Stir. Add ice and garnish with a cherry.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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7 Responses to Amaretto Sours

  1. Looks yummy! I love anything with amaretto.

  2. Kristy says:

    One of my college staples. 😉

  3. ChgoJohn says:

    I’ve got a bag of frozen Meyer lemon juice cubes in my freezer waiting for a purpose. They’ll be relieved to learn I just found one. Thanks, Greg. 🙂

  4. Sally says:

    So simple….soooooo appealling

  5. One of the best cocktails I know!

  6. Love the taste of amaretto but it is rather sweet – think this is going to be perfect for me!

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