New York Sour

2 oz Rye
34 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Water
1 t Sugar
1 ds Curaçao
12 oz Red 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
From other users
  • Very good made with Byrrh instead of red wine. It does sink, though, rather than float. A gentle stir is needed. — ☆☆☆☆
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1 Comment

Feel free to sub Byrrh for

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