Frangelico Sour
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Frangelico Sour
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.83 / 5
The Frangelico Sour is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that combines the tartness of citrus with the nutty flavors of Frangelico liqueur. This cocktail is a twist on the classic ... more The Frangelico Sour is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that combines the tartness of citrus with the nutty flavors of Frangelico liqueur. This cocktail is a twist on the classic Whiskey Sour, substituting the whiskey for Frangelico to give it a unique and bold flavor profile. Frangelico is a rich and smooth Italian liqueur made from toasted hazelnuts, cocoa, and vanilla, giving the cocktail a warm and slightly sweet undertone. The addition of egg white adds a creamy texture and adds a beautiful foam on top. The combination of lime and lemon juice gives the drink a bright and tangy burst of flavor, balancing out the sweetness of the Frangelico. Overall, the Frangelico Sour is a well-balanced and sophisticated cocktail perfect for any occasion.
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Frangelico
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Lemon
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6.92% | 0.9 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Frangelico Sour

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a lemon slice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What is Frangelico?

Frangelico is a hazelnut and herb-flavored liqueur from Italy. It has a rich, sweet flavor with hints of vanilla and dark chocolate, making it a popular choice for crafting various cocktails, including the Frangelico Sour.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is an egg white used in the Frangelico Sour?

An egg white is used in the Frangelico Sour to create a frothy, creamy texture and to soften the sharpness of the citrus ingredients. When shaken vigorously, the egg white emulsifies, adding a silky smooth finish and a visually appealing froth on top of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Frangelico Sour?

The Frangelico Sour is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. Optionally, garnishing with a slice of lime or lemon can add a decorative touch and a slight zest, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Frangelico Sour compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 6.92%, the Frangelico Sour falls on the lower end of the spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. It is relatively milder, making it suitable for those who prefer drinks that are not too strong but still enjoy a noticeable alcoholic warmth.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can the Frangelico Sour be customized for someone who doesn't like eggs?

Yes, for those who prefer to avoid eggs, aquafaba (the liquid from canned chickpeas) can be a vegan-friendly alternative to achieve a similar frothy texture. Additionally, substituting or adding other liqueurs can customize the flavor profile according to personal preferences.

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