An Excuse to Drink: National Amaretto Day is April 19th

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 National amaretto sour dayApril 19th is National Amaretto Day!

Happy Saturday everyone! Hopefully you’re out enjoying the weekend but if you aren’t then this might be even more reason to keep reading. April 19th is National Amaretto day so if you were looking for an excuse to drink, now you’ve got one. I can’t think of any brand better to use for the occasion than Disaronno, the undisputed king of the category.  To get you started, we’ve got a few sour recipes courtesy of the brand to help you out.

Disaronno Sour (Pictured above)

1 part Disaronno

¾ part of lemon juice

1 teaspoon of sugar

Combine all ingredients and pour over ice. Stir and garnish with lime slice.


National amaretto sour dayDisaronno Godfather

¾ part Disaronno

1 ¼ part Scotch Whiskey

Pour ingredients over ice.



National amaretto sour dayDisaronno Creole Sour 

1.5 parts Disaronno

½  part Angostura Bitters

¾ part Lemon Juice

2 Barspoons sugar

Combine all ingredients over ice.


National amaretto sour dayStone Basil Sour

1.5 parts Disaronno

¾ part Lemon Juice

¾ part Orange juice

3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Basil Sprig Garnish





Alex is a full time consultant with 10+ years experience in the wine & spirits + consumer packaged goods industries. He is not a professional bartender, but is BarSmarts certified and makes a mean caipirinha. When not writing, Alex can be found traveling, spending time with his family, or bar hopping.

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