Whiskey Sour

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


Dale DeGroff's The Essential Cocktail: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks (Clarkson Potter, 2008) was the source for this timeless recipe. It first appeared in our October 2011 issue, along with Rebecca Barry's article Whiskey Rebellion.


  • 1 12 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 34 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 14 oz. egg white
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • Orange slice, to garnish


Step 1

Mix bourbon, syrup, juice, and egg white in a shaker with ice; shake to chill. Strain into a rocks glass with ice; garnish with cherry and orange.

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