The most classic, and some might even say the best, of all the sours, is the Whiskey Sour. It’s all about balance, so even if you don’t usually like Whiskey, the combination of Bourbon, Sugar Syrup & Lemon Juice, just can’t be beat – it’s a classic for a reason.
Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice. Shake, then strain into an ice filled Old Fashioned glass
Lemon peel or Maraschino Cherry
The first printed record of the Whiskey Sour appears in 1862 in Jerry Thomas’ How to Mix Drinks, though the recipe likely dates back many years earlier.