Amaretto Sour, almond-flavored cocktail

Amaretto, a sweet Italian liqueur, is made from flavors extracted from apricot pits or almonds, sometimes both. The lemon gives this a nice balance as a pre-dinner drink.

Amaretto Sour Amaretto Sour vert
2 ounces amaretto
1 ounce fresh lemon juice

Put amaretto and lemon juice in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain over ice into a sour or short old-fashioned glass. Garnish with an orange slice.

Tasting notes: Astringent yet balanced drink of almond and lemon.

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