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How to Make a Whiskey Sour

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

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving260
Sugar21gN/A
Protein0.1g0.2%
Carbs23g8%
Vitamin A0.3µgN/A
Vitamin C10mg16%
Calcium7mg1%
Folate (food)4µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)4µg1%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium5mg1%
Phosphorus8mg1%
Potassium50mg1%
Sodium17mg1%
Sugars, added21gN/A