Whiskey Sour


From Gary Regan’s The Joy of Mixology (Clarkson Potter, 2003) —F. Paul Pacult

  • 2 ounces single-barrel straight Bourbon or straight rye
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
  • ½ orange wheel, for garnish

Pour whiskey, juice and simple syrup into shaker half-filled with ice cubes and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled sour glass and garnish with cherry and orange wheel.

Published on July 12, 2010