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Whiskey Sour Cocktail

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Whiskey Sour – a classic cocktail that balances the bold flavor of bourbon with the tangy sweetness of lemon juice and simple syrup. Made with just a few simple ingredients, this timeless drink is a favorite among whiskey enthusiasts and cocktail lovers alike. Whether you’re sipping it on a cozy night in or enjoying it at a lively gathering with friends, the Whiskey Sour is sure to impress with its smooth and refreshing taste.

Tasting Notes

The Whiskey Sour is a harmonious blend of flavors that dance on the palate with every sip. The bourbon provides a rich and robust base, while the lemon juice adds a bright and zesty acidity. The simple syrup balances out the tartness of the lemon juice with its subtle sweetness, creating a perfectly balanced cocktail. The addition of egg white gives the drink a creamy texture and frothy foam top, adding to its luxurious mouthfeel. Served over ice, each sip is a refreshing burst of flavor that is both satisfying and invigorating.

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Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

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  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 0.75 oz lemon juice
  • 1 egg white
  • orange slice and cherry for garnish (optional)


  1. In a shaker add egg white, lemon juice, simple syrup, and bourbon. Shake very well, it will build pressure.
  2. Carefully open shaker and add some ice. Close it back and shake again for a few seconds.
  3. Strain into a lowball glass, spoon extra foam if you want.
  4. Garnish and serve immediately.


You can sub aquafaba for egg white if you don't want or can't use egg white. You will get a similarly thick foam.

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Tips & Tricks

Add a few dashes of aromatic bitters for a more complex flavor profile.

Use honey or maple syrup instead of simple syrup for a different sweetness profile.

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