Amaretto Stone Sour is a citrusy twist on the classic Amaretto Sour. It is sweet and tart with the perfect rich nutty Amaretto compliment. The addition of orange juice sets the cocktail apart from the classic happy hour favorite and makes it perfect for brunch!
If you’re worried about this drink being too sweet, fear no more. The rich, smooth almond flavor pairs beautifully with sweet and sour mix. Orange juice adds a citrusy and refreshing touch that ties it all together.
Amaretto Stone Sour Recipe
This is a super simple recipe with equal parts of all three ingredients which makes it easy to keep memorized. Skip the storebought sweet and sour mix and its extra sugar and additives. Making a batch of homemade sweet and sour mix makes this drink extra fresh and is easier than you may think. Plus it can be used in a million other cocktails (like this Strawberry Margarita and Midori Sour)! Did you know you can even make your own homemade Amaretto liqueur? It makes a great addition to your bar cart or homemade gift.
How to Make an Amaretto Stone Sour
- Fill your glass with ice
- Add equal parts Amaretto and sweet and sour mix (about an ounce and a half of each)
- Top your glass to the brim with orange juice (about an ounce and a half)
- Garnish and enjoy!
Amaretto Stone Sour vs. Amaretto Sour
While the Amaretto Stone Sour and Amaretto Sour could be considered “cocktail cousins”, a couple of simple differences set them apart. The classic Amaretto Sour is topped with a lemon lime soda such as 7Up, while the Amaretto Stone Sour contains orange juice instead.
How to Serve
Serve your Amaretto Stone Sour in a lowball glass with lots of ice. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.
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Amaretto Stone Sour
Amaretto Stone Sour is a citrusy twist on the classic Amaretto Sour. The addition of orange juice makes it perfect for brunch! It is sweet and tart with the perfect rich nutty Amaretto compliment.
- 1 1/2 ounces amaretto liqueur
- 1 1/2 ounces sweet and sour mix
- 1 1/2 ounces orange juice or enough to top
In a glass filled with ice, mix together equal parts amaretto liqueur and sweet and sour mix.
Top with orange juice.
Garnish and enjoy!