Brandy sour


  • 25ml lemon juice, plus 1 lemon slice to serve
  • 1 maraschino cherry, plus 15ml syrup from the jar
  • few drops of bitters
  • ½ egg white
  • 50ml brandy or cognac
  • ice


  • STEP 1:Tip the lemon juice, cherry syrup, bitters, egg white and brandy into a cocktail shaker with a large handful of ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels very cold. Double strain into a tumbler filled with ice.
  • STEP 2: Thread the lemon slice and cherry onto a cocktail stick, rest across the rim of the tumbler and serve.