Brooklyn Sour Recipe

Avenue Brooklyn SourTired of the same old New York Sour? Everyone loves a whiskey sour, but your taste buds call for a change every now and again. Avenue Restaurant, is a beachside brasserie in Long Branch, NJ, has stirred up this classic cocktail with an unexpected twist – using a float of Ruby Port instead of the usual red wine! An egg white is also added to create an alluring, silky texture.

Recipe courtesy Avenue Restaurant

1 ½ oz Rittenhouse Rye

1 oz Lemon Juice

1oz Simple Syrup

½ oz Egg White

Top 1 oz Ruby Port

¾ Ice in white wine glass

Garnish: Orange and Cherry

Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at