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Cocktail of the Week: Amaretto Sour

Who is in the mood for a classic? I know we sure are, so this week, we're mixing up an iconic Italian favorite. The Amaretto Sour is a delicious mix of bourbon, lemon and amaretto that is sure to have your happy hour guests asking for a second round.


  • 1.5 oz. Amaretto Liqueur
  • 0.75 oz. Cask-Proof Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp. Simple Syrup
  • 0.5 oz. Egg White


  1. Add amaretto, bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white to shaker and shake without ice for 15 seconds.
  2. Add ice and shake again until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and enjoy!

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.