Boston Sour
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Boston Sour
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.56 / 5
The Boston Sour is a classic cocktail that enhances the traditional Whiskey Sour by adding a luxurious textural element through the inclusion of egg white. It's a harmonious blend of ... more The Boston Sour is a classic cocktail that enhances the traditional Whiskey Sour by adding a luxurious textural element through the inclusion of egg white. It's a harmonious blend of tart lemon juice, the sweetness of sugar syrup, and the rich, full-bodied complexity of bourbon. The addition of egg white creates a silky, frothy top layer, which not only adds a visual appeal but also a creamy mouthfeel that complements the sharpness of the citrus and the warmth of the whiskey. The Boston Sour is often served in a cocktail glass and is garnished with a lemon peel twist that adds an aromatic finishing touch to this sophisticated and balanced drink.

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(1862)
Base ingredient
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Bourbon
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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21.24% | 2.4 units *
Details
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Classic
Shaken

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Lemon Juice cocktail ingredient
Lemon Juice
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
Sugar Syrup cocktail ingredient
Sugar Syrup
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Bourbon cocktail ingredient
Bourbon
60ml 2oz 6cl
Egg cocktail ingredient
Egg
1 egg white 1 egg white 1 egg white

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the liquids and the egg white to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon peel twist before serving

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