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Whiskey Sour Recipe 2009-10-16 16:00:34

Happy Hour: Whiskey Sour

It's Whiskey Week here in San Francisco and to invite you along for the fun, I thought I'd share an easy and classic cocktail, the whiskey sour. According to Dale Degroff in The Essential Cocktail, the standard recipe is a combination of spirit, egg white, simple syrup, and lemon juice. The recipe I like jazzes it up by throwing in a small amount of orange juice. The resulting drink is far better than anything made with store-bought sour mix. It's not too sweet but not too strong. To learn how to make this refreshing, surprisingly light concoction, read more.

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour Recipe 2009-10-16 11:15:10

Ingredients

Ice
2 ounces Canadian whisky
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1 tablespoon pasteurized egg white (optional)
1 orange wheel and 1 maraschino cherry

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the whiskey, citrus juices, Simple Syrup and egg white and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass over ice and garnish with the orange wheel and cherry.

Makes 1 drink.

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