An Amaretto Stone Sour is an easy twist on our popular Amaretto Sour. This quick drink, is delicious and light – perfect for amaretto lovers.
One of the most popular cocktails on Simple Joy is my Amaretto Sour. I’m sure it’s because it brings back memories of being 21 and not having a care in the world. Or maybe it is because it is made with my homemade Sweet and Sour Mix – the secret ingredient to so many great cocktails.
The Amaretto Stone Sour is an easy twist on that great popular cocktail. In this drink, we are swapping the lemon lime soda for some orange juice. It is a fruity delicious cocktail that you are going to want to come back to over and over.
How to Make an Amaretto Stone Sour
- Fill a glass tumbler with ice.
- Add in equal parts of Amaretto, Sweet and Sour mix, and orange juice.
- Garish with an orange wedge and a cherry.
If you are an Amaretto lover like me, you might want to consider making your own. Not only is it really easy to make, Homemade Amaretto makes such a great gift. I highly suggest using Kirkland vodka to make it. It is an inexpensive option without sacrificing taste and quality.
Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix
You also may want to make my homemade sweet and sour mix for this recipe. It is the secret ingredient in my Margarita Recipe that makes it a home run. It is easy to make, and freezes very well. I like to freeze it in one ounce portions in an ice cube tray so that I can pull some out for a single cocktail.
Sweet and Sour Mix
Amaretto Stone Sour vs. Amaretto Sour
Though these two drinks are very similar, they have one key difference. In the Amaretto Sour we use lemon lime soda to top and finish it off. In the Amaretto Stone Sour, we leave out the soda, and add in some orange juice.
How to Garnish an Amaretto Stone Sour
My favorite way to garnish this easy on the rocks cocktail is with a simple orange wedge and a cherry. That being said, this is one of those great cocktails that will be delicious with our without the garnish.
Other Easy Cocktails
If you make this Amaretto Stone Sour recipe or any of my other cocktails, leave me a comment and let me know what you think!
Amaretto Stone Sour
- 1 1/2 ounces amaretto liqueur storebought or homemade amaretto
- 1 1/2 ounces sweet and sour mix
- 1 1/2 ounces orange juice
- In a glass filled with ice, mix the amaretto and sweet and sour.
- Top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange wedge and a cherry.
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