Whiskey Sour Recipe

Staff Writer
A great drink to start with when you're learning how to bartend
Whiskey Sour
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Popular in America during Prohibition, the whiskey sour used citrus and sugar to mask the flavor of what was often awful-tasting bootleg liquor. Now that we can get the good stuff again, this recipe has persisted as a mainstay behind bars ever since. This simple cocktail is a good drink to start with when you're learning how to become a great home bartender

1
Servings
260
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ Ounces Bourbon whiskey
  • ½ Ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ Ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 Ounce simple syrup
  • preserved cherry for garnish

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a Boston shaker, and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain over ice into a highball glass, and garnish with a preserved cherry.

Whiskey Sour Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Whiskey Sour Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
21g
N/A
Protein
0.1g
0.2%
Carbs
23g
8%
Vitamin A
0.3µg
N/A
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Calcium
7mg
1%
Folate (food)
4µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
4µg
1%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
5mg
1%
Phosphorus
8mg
1%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Sodium
17mg
1%
Sugars, added
21g
N/A

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