The silky Whiskey Sour


The Whiskey Sour is part of the sour family of mixed drinks, which consists in combining a type of liquor with lemon or lime juice and some type of sweetener (usually sugar or simple syrup, but triple sec, pineapple juice or grenadine can also be used).

Egg whites are also frequent. Jerry Thomas, the father of American mixology, was the first to formalize the recipe in 1862, though its basics likely dated back many years earlier. It then quickly became one of the most famous cocktails in America and all over the world. 

Main alcohol : Whiskey

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
1½ Parts Bourbon
1 Part Lemon Juice
¾ Part Simple Syrup
⅓ Part Egg White
1 Maraschino Cherry

Preparation

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add 1½ parts bourbon. Add 1 part lemon juice. Add ¾ part simple syrup. Add ⅓ part egg white. Shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve.

Drinkware : Rocks Glass

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