Sour Amaretto Twist

1.5 oz Amaretto liqueur

1 oz Jim Bean orange

1/2 lemon squeezed

1 tspn simple syrup (optional)

1 drop cherry bitters



1 cup water

1 cup sugar


cocktail shaker


  1. Shake all ingredients except Aperol 15 seconds with no ice.

  2. Add ice and shake 30 seconds more.

  3. Pour into glass.

  4. Fill cap of Aperol about halfway and swirl on top drink.

  5. Stir gently.

  6. Garnish with orange and cherry.


Amaretto is said to have originated in the town of Saronno in northern Italy. The origin of the Amaretto Sour is not known; however, it is said that sometime in the 70s, mixologist began experimenting with the combination of Amaretto and sour mix. Ours incorporate cherry bitters and Aperol which ensures that you are guaranteed to enjoy the lingering sour of the drink. Don't forget to shake twice.

photo credit- Owie

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