New York Sour
June 9, 2024

New York Sour

Indulge in the irresistible allure of the New York Sour, a captivating elixir that exudes sophistication and mystery. This seductive cocktail weaves together the timeless charm of the Big Apple with the exquisite artistry of mixology, leaving your taste buds tantalized and your senses entranced.

Picture a perfect harmony of flavors, where the rich complexity of aged bourbon intertwines with the tangy embrace of freshly squeezed lemons. Every sip is an enchanting journey, as the smoothness of the bourbon gives way to a burst of zesty citrus, invigorating your palate with a delightful dance of sweet and sour.

But there's a twist that sets this libation apart—the crowning jewel atop this masterpiece: a velvety crimson cascade of red wine, elegantly floating atop the golden elixir. Like the vibrant spirit of New York City itself, this captivating crimson veil adds an air of mystery and sophistication, transforming the New York Sour into a work of art that's as visually stunning as it is gratifying to drink.

Imagine yourself in a dimly lit lounge, the soft glow of candlelight reflecting off the glass as you raise it to your lips. Each sip is a celebration of New York's vibrant energy, capturing the essence of the city that never sleeps and infusing it into every drop. With its timeless allure and modern elegance, the New York Sour is more than a cocktail—it's an invitation to savor life's most enchanting moments in style.

Join us as we raise a glass to the bold, the daring, and the dreamers, and experience the allure of the New York Sour—a drink that captures the essence of a city and the spirit of those who dare to embrace the extraordinary.

Ingredients & Items

  • 2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce red wine (preferably a dry red wine like Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot)
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon twist (for garnish)


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add the bourbon whiskey, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  3. Shake the ingredients vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill and mix them well.
  4. Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice cubes.
  5. Slowly pour the red wine over the back of a spoon onto the surface of the cocktail. The wine will float on top of the drink, creating a beautiful layer.
  6. Take a lemon twist and gently squeeze it over the glass to release the essential oils, then rub it along the rim of the glass for added aroma.
  7. Place the lemon twist on top of the drink as a garnish.
  8. Serve the New York Sour immediately and enjoy!

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