Gin sour cocktail


Gin sour cocktail

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Brad Stanton is the bar and lounge manager at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver. This old-school sipper is inspired by his take on the 1940s original.


  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tbsp gin
  • 1 tbsp amaretto
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp orange-blossom water
  • nutmeg


  • Add all ingredients except nutmeg to a shaker. Cover and shake for 10 sec. Add a handful of ice and shake vigorously for about 20 sec.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with nutmeg