I'd like a cocktail with egg white and lemon, possibly bourbon, but I'm open to other liquors.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a few options that match your criteria. They all include egg whites and lemon juice, and some include bourbon as well as other liquors. The top recommendations include variations like New York Sour, Gin Sour, and Boston Sour. Each of these has a high rating and would be worth trying based on your preferences.
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Egg white

You asked: Cocktail with egg white, lemon, and bourbon.. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Amaretto Sour

The Amaretto Sour is a classic cocktail known for its balance of sweet and tangy flavors, predominantly featuring the rich...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Amaretto (60ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.77 / 5

New York Sour

The New York Sour is a sophisticated variation of the classic Whiskey Sour, blending the rich, warming notes of bourbon...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Sugar Syrup (22.5ml), Red Wine (15ml), Bourbon (60ml), Egg (1 egg white)

5 ingredients
4.75 / 5

Gin Sour

Although popular in the 1940s, the Gin Sour actually predates Prohibition. It was featured in an 1898 book by Finley...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (3 dashes)

5 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Boston Sour

The Boston Sour is a classic cocktail that enhances the traditional Whiskey Sour by adding a luxurious textural element through...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Bourbon (60ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.56 / 5

Whisky Sour

The Whisky Sour is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century, with a history that dates...

Lemon Juice (25ml), Sugar Syrup (20ml), Bourbon (45ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.51 / 5

Extra strong Whisky sour

The Extra Strong Whisky Sour is a robust twist on the classic Whisky Sour cocktail, a beloved concoction with roots...

Lemon Juice (20ml), Gomme syrup (10ml), Bourbon (40ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Pumpkin Sour

The Pumpkin Sour is a seasonal twist on the classic Whiskey Sour, perfect for autumn gatherings and cozy nights in....

Lemon Juice (30ml), Bourbon (60ml), Egg (1 egg white), Spiced pumpkin syrup (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.47 / 5

Chicago Fizz

The Chicago Fizz is a refreshing and citrusy cocktail that originated in the city of Chicago during the early 1900s....

Lemon Juice (15ml), White rum (30ml), Soda water (30ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Egg (1 egg white)

5 ingredients
4.42 / 5

Marmalade Sour

Seen at the 'Bodega' restaurant in Birmingham, UK, but also mentioned in the Difford’s Guide, this great cocktail mixes marmalade...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Cachaça (60ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Egg (1 egg white), Marmalade (2 teaspoons)

5 ingredients
4.38 / 5

Aperol Fizz

A nice alternative to the Aperol Spritz, this drink has quite an intense grapefruit flavour though none is added.

Lemon (60ml), Soda water (Dash), Sugar Syrup (30ml), Egg (1 egg white), Aperol (120ml)

5 ingredients
3.9 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What does egg white add to a cocktail?

Egg white adds a frothy texture and a smooth, creamy mouthfeel to cocktails, enhancing their richness without adding significant flavor.

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Is it safe to consume raw egg white in cocktails?

Yes, it's generally safe to consume raw egg white in cocktails if they are pasteurized. However, there is a minor risk of salmonella, so it's important to ensure the eggs are fresh and from a reputable source.

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What other types of drinks commonly include egg white?

Besides cocktails like sours, elaborate brunch drinks like Ramos Gin Fizz and certain mocktails and milkshakes also commonly use egg whites to add texture.

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How can you tell if an egg white in a cocktail is fresh?

A fresh egg white will be clear and viscous, with no unusual odor. Freshness can often be confirmed by the consistency and smell.

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Can I use a substitute for egg white in cocktails?

Yes, you can use alternatives like aquafaba (chickpea water) to replicate the frothy texture of egg whites if you're concerned about allergens or vegan options.

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