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)
Instructions
Muddle sugar with water, add all but wine, shake, strain, cocktail glass, float wine.
Notes
Also see New York Sour (Cognac) variation.
History
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... — ☆☆☆
  • 12/24/17: 2 oz Wild Turkey 101, 3/4 oz lemon, 1/2 oz 2:1 simple, 1 egg white, 3/4 oz ruby port. Might just put wine into shaker next time. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Use an egg white. — ☆☆☆☆
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