How to Make a Rum Sour
2 oz. golden rum
2/3 oz. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. superfine sugar
Add the lemon juice to a shaker, stir in the sugar, and then add the rum.
Shake well with cracked ice, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
ARum Sour is kind of a Daiquiri with lemon juice. Easy sufficient! However let’s not low cost the extra, since there’s much more you are able to do with this cocktail than shake up alcohol, sugar, and citrus. You can provide it a lid of 151-proof rum, the new stuff, to attain a reddish orange gradation (and up the efficiency). You may put the tropical garnishes on the palm-thatched, swim-up bar floating within the crystalline blue waters on the Sandals Royal Bahama Resort for honeymooners to disgrace by bedecking it with slices of pineapple, rings of orange, and a cherry for good measure. Why the hell not? Fruit is enjoyable!
(After the final 12 months or so, this simple, uncomplicated, fruit-centric enthusiasm is about all we are able to deal with. We’re very drained. Maybe we want extra Vitamin C.)
However in the event you like the concept of much less, the three-ingredient methodology will serve you nicely, providing you with a drink that’s barely candy, largely tart, with extra earthiness than zing to it when in comparison with a Daiquiri (largely as a result of golden rum). It is what you possibly can name a Again Pocket Cocktail: a recipe you may pull out and shortly make by coronary heart, no sweat, that will even style like a sundown appears.
The Rum Sour is joined in its cocktail household by the Daiquiri, naturally, in addition to the Whiskey Sour, the New York Sour, and the Margarita. Any will clear the top, however the Rum Sour has the most potential for enjoyable.