Maple Rye Sour

Maple rye sour cocktail
Maple Rye Sour
Forget the sours of your teenage years; this sophisticated update uses maple syrup to temper rye whiskey, with fresh lemon and orange juices to brighten things up.Khushbu Shah

The recipe for this sweet-tart drink is based on the Prospect Park Sour, created by Brad Farran at the Clover Club in Brooklyn, New York. It first appeared in the story Maple Mixer from issue #136.

Maple Rye Sour
We based the recipe for this sweet-tart drink on the Prospect Park Sour, created by Brad Farran at the [Clover Club](http://www.cloverclubny.com/) in Brooklyn, New York.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. rye whiskey, preferably Rittenhouse
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 14 oz. maple syrup
  • 14 oz. Luxardo Amaro Abano liqueur
  • Strip of orange peel, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine whiskey, juices, syrup, and liqueur in a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, and cover; shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a chilled sour glass and garnish with orange peel.