Susina Sour | Cocktail Party

Susina Sour

Susina Sour cocktail with plum brandy (slivovitz), orange curaçao, gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup

The Susina Sour, from Nostrana in Portland, Oregon, was the first cocktail we had that really turned us on to the potential of plum brandy. It imparts a dry, fruity richness to this sour, and is perfectly complemented by citrus and juniper.

Nostrana uses Clear Creek Distillery’s Blue Plum Brandy, a local favorite. We’ve also tried it with our favorite Serbian slivovitz, and it’s a gem either way.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass. Garnish with a brandied cherry skewered on a rosemary sprig.

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