The Whiskey Sour, is arguably the most popular of the Sour Family of classic cocktails. People have been drinking whiskey sours for well over 150 years, having sprung up it the 1850′s or 1860′s. The first print mention of a Whiskey Sour recipe appeared in a Waukesha, Wisconsin newspaper in 1870.
- 2 parts bourbon or rye whiskey
- 1 part simple syrup (sweet)
- 1 part lemon Juice (sour)
- Garnish: Maraschino cherry
Shake all ingredients with ice in an Boston or cobbler shaker. Strain over fresh ice in a