Rio Grande Sour

Ranjini Bose, Seamstress | New York City

Brazil and Germany always make for exciting matchups. Going off the traditional sour build, the Rio Grande Sour plays funky, aged cachaça against herbaceous, bittersweet Jägermeister.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 orange slice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Jägermeister
  • 1 1/2 ounce aged cachaça, preferably Novo Fogo Barrel-Aged

Garnish: Fresh orange zest

Directions
  1. Combine all Ingredients in a tin.
  2. Dry shake and then shake again with ice.
  3. Double strain into a coupe.
  4. Garnish with fresh orange zest.
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