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New York Sour
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5 from 2 votes

New York Sour

A classic whiskey sour with a red wine float.
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Cocktails
Keyword: Halloween cocktail, New York Sour, Whiskey Sour
Servings: 1 cocktail
Author: Marianne


  • 2 ounces whiskey I use Woodford Reserve
  • 1 ounce lemon juice fresh
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ½ ounce red wine French Table Wine like La Vieille Ferme is perfect
  • 1 brandied cherry optional, garnish


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all ingredients except for the red wine. Firmly place the top on the shaker and shake vigorously.
  • Strain over an ice-filled cocktail glass.
  • Place a spoon right side up on top of the liquid in the glass, pressing the edge of the spoon against the inside of the glass. Slowly pour the wine into the spoon, allowing it to overflow into the glass, tilting the spoon if necessary to make the wine flow to the side that is pressed against the glass.
  • Top with a cherry and serve