New York Sour

Description
Rye, Red wine, Curaçao, Lemon juice, Water, Sugar
Ingredients
2ozRye
34ozLemon juice
12ozWater
1tSugar
1dsCuraçao
12ozRed wine (Claret, as float)
Instructions
Muddle sugar with water, add all but wine, shake, strain, cocktail glass, float wine.
Notes
Also see New York Sour (Cognac) variation.
History
Originally was 1 Tbsp of sugar, reduced to 1 tsp as suggested by David Wondrich
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1880
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://cocktailvirgin.blogspot.com/2009/04/new-york-sour.html, David Wondrich, Imbibe
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Dan on 07/18/2012

Comments

Dan's picture

Feel free to sub Byrrh for red wine -- works great, except that it sinks rather than floats.

From other users

Very good made with Byrrh instead of red wine. It does sink, though, rather than float. A gentle stir is needed. (4 stars)

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