New York Sour

2 oz Rye
34 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Water
1 t Sugar
1 ds Curaçao
12 oz Red wine (Claret, as float)
Muddle sugar with water, add all but wine, shake, strain, cocktail glass, float wine.
Also see New York Sour (Cognac) variation.
Originally was 1 Tbsp of sugar, reduced to 1 tsp as suggested by David Wondrich
From other users
  • Very good made with Byrrh instead of red wine. It does sink, though, rather than float. A gentle stir is needed. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Nice use of Byrrh... — ☆☆☆
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1 Comment

Feel free to sub Byrrh for

Feel free to sub Byrrh for red wine -- works great, except that it sinks rather than floats.