Trinidad Sour

Description
Bitters, Rye, Orgeat, Lemon juice
Ingredients
Instructions
Shake, double strain, cocktail glass, no garnish.
Notes
Yes, that's 1 full ounce of bitters, 44% ABV.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2009
Created byGiuseppe Gonzalez, a bartender at Clover Club in Brooklyn
Referencehttp://www.cocktailchronicles.com/2009/05/06/3030-20-the-trinidad-sour/
Posted byendless_optimism on 07/11/2010

Comments

The Trinidad Sour I know and love includes an egg white. Mmm...

bza's picture

The Trinidad sour you know and love is wrong.

Casey's picture

Fantastic. I need to go buy some some extra bottles of Angostura.

christina in tacoma's picture

I decided to try this since I have this newly found surplus of homemade orgeat... Absolutely delicious, 5/5. Orgeat finishes cocktails in the same way a nice Picada finishes a Spanish seafood stew.

Zachary Pearson's picture

A fantastic drink - the orgeat barely holds off the Angostura's bitterness, and opens it up nicely. I can't figure out why the Rye's there, but this is a winner of a counterintuitive drink.

Dan's picture

So that's why they make Angostura in those huge bottles...

From other users

fuck yeah.
Excellent. I was afraid of it before I tried it, but it's amazing. (5 stars)
Classic sour combo of flavors. Unexpectedly nice. Lots of christmas spices. Added scant 1/4 oz aged rum for a little more roundness. Taste merits a 4 but it is a unique enough flavor that people will probably love it or ha (3 stars)
Full 1.5 oz of rye, mint garnish is nice (5 stars)
Very spicy and delicious. Not particularly bitter (5 stars)

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