Whisky Sour

Whisky Sour

  • Recipe Type Drink
  • Servings 1

A classic, simple cocktail of primarily whisky and lemon juice. A variation--called the Boston Sour--includes a dash of egg white to give the cocktail a little fizz and thickness.


1½ fl oz bourbon

1/2 fl oz lemon juice

1/2 fl oz simple syrup

1 cherry


Place whisky, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry and an orange wedge.