Eastern Sour [Cocktail Recipe]

Originally created at Trader Vic’s in Oakland, California, in the 1950s, this classic tiki recipe—which uses bourbon or rye instead of rum—has been slightly modified by Brother Cleve.


  • 2 oz. rye or bourbon
  • 2 ½ oz. orange juice
  • ¾ oz. lemon juice
  • ¼ oz. orgeat
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup


Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin; add ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass over a 1×1 inch ice cube or serve up in a cocktail glass.

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