Sour Cocktail

Sour Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This is the recipe to create a classic Sour Cocktail; use the spirit of your choice, lemon or lime juice, simple syrup to taste and an egg white for added froth and fullness in flavor.


  • 1-1/2 ounces spirit of your choice
  • 3/4 to 1 ounce lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 - 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 egg white


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and dry shake for 60 seconds to combine.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice and then vigorously shake for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Strain the mixture into a tall cocktail glass, garnish as desired and serve immediately.

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