Greenwich Sour

2 oz Bourbon (or rye)
12 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Simple syrup
1   Egg white
34 oz Red wine (as float)
Dry shake all but wine, shake with ice, strain, rocks, lowball, float red wine, garnish with orange slice and cherry. Use a dry red wine.
A comments in a NY Times post refers to Employees Only as making this drink. When contacted, however, the cocktail was not readily known (at least by whoever answered the phone). Awaiting a followup from the bartender. 212-242-3021. The recipe given above is from the Temple Bar, where they used Bourbon.
From other users
  • Interesting concoction. Used Buffalo Trace bourbon. Glad I tried it but seemed like it was missing something. Perhaps a little more lemon juice? — ☆☆☆
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1 Comment

christina in tacoma's picture

My favorite local bar has a

My favorite local bar has a version of this on their happy hour menu called the Hilltop New Yorker- no egg white or fruity garnish but they add rhubarb bitters. It is such a good, simple cocktail, and the rhubarb bitters make all the difference.