Apricot Sour

Apricot Sour

A rich and fruity sour, created by Wayne Collins.

Quick Guide

Mix

1.5 shots of Bourbon
0.5 shots of Apricot Brandy
1 shot of Apple Juice
0.75 shots of Lemon Juice
2 spoons of Apricot Jam

Shake

Add the Jam and Bourbon to the mixing tin, stir until the Jam dissolves, add the other ingredients and lots of ice, shake well and strain over ice.

Pour

Serve in a Rocks glass and garnish with a lemon zest twist.

Ingredient Profile

Apricot Sour Cocktail

A spiral of lemon zest on the surface of an orange tinged Apricot Sour cocktail.

Shot by Shot Guide

PartyCocktails.com's shot by shot guide shows how to mix a Apricot Sour cocktail. Don't forget to check out our Top Ten Tips For Mixing Cocktails
1

Measure 1.5 shots of Bourbon and add to the mixing tin.

2

Add 2 spoons of Apricot Jam and stir until it's dissolved.

3

Measure 0.5 shots of Apricot Brandy and add to the mixing tin.

4

Measure 1 shot of Apple Juice and add to the mixing tin.

5

Measure 0.75 shots of Lemon Juice and add to the mixing tin.

6

Add lots of ice to the mixing tin.

7

Shake the drink well until condensation forms on the outside of the mixing tin.

8

Fill a Rocks glass with ice.

9

Fine strain the contents of the mixing tin into the glass.

10

Taste the cocktail and if necessary adjust the balance with a touch of extra sugar or citrus juice.

11

Garnish the cocktail with a lemon zest twist.


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