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Our take on the classic New York Sour

CAPTAIN’S SOUR

INGREDIENTS

2 oz Four Branches Bourbon – Founders Blend

 
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 


.75 oz Simple Syrup 


.5 to .75 oz Egg White (optional) 


.5 oz Red Wine Float


Garnish: Luxardo Cherry, Lemon Zest

PREPARATION 

Combine Founder's Blend, lemon, egg white, and sugar in a shaker 

 

Vigorously shake for 30 seconds

 

Add ice to shaker and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds

 

Double-strain the mixture into rocks glass over fresh ice or serve straight up 

 

Slowly pour red wine over the back of a spoon to float on top of drink

 

Garnish with Luxardo cherry and/or lemon zest

 

MEANING BEHIND THE COCKTAIL NAME 

A tribute to the dynamic leadership of military captains across every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the "Captain's Sour" reflects their path from adversity to victory. It guides your taste from a bold tartness to a satisfying smooth finish, capturing the spirit, leadership, and camaraderie of the veteran community. 

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