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Brandy Sour



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  • 5 cl cognac
  • 3 cl lemon juice
  • 2 cl sugar syrup
  • One egg white

Bar Accessories:

  • Tumbler
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Ice cubes

Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice for 30 seconds. Then strain into an ice-filled tumbler, garnish (with a cocktail cherry and half an orange slice) and serve. You can find more cognac cocktail recipes on our cognac cocktail page!

brandy sour
Recipe by Tim

The Traditional Brandy Sour Cocktail Will Lift Your Spirits

Look no further than the Brandy Sour if you’re looking for a well-balanced and classic drink that combines the richness of brandy with the zesty kick of citrus. Cocktail lovers have long loved this classy drink because it is tangy and refreshing. Join us as we examine the background, components, and technique of making a brandy sour.

The Brandy Sour's historical context

The history of the Brandy Sour drink dates back to the late 19th century and is rich and fascinating. It is praised for being straightforward and having the ideal balance of sweet and sour flavors. This cocktail’s original ingredients—brandy, lemon juice, sugar, and ice—remain its defining characteristics to this day.