Whiskey Sour (Difford's recipe)

Difford's Guide
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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white (or aquafaba)
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Review:

Smooth with a hint of citrus sourness and an invigorating blast of whiskey.

History:

My Whiskey Sour recipe conforms to 4:2:1 formula (4 parts whiskey : 2 parts lemon juice : 1 part rich sugar syrup).
Whiskey Sour cocktail history

Nutrition:

One serving of Whiskey Sour (Difford's recipe) contains 211 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 16.28% alc./vol. (32.56° proof)
  • 19.7 grams of pure alcohol
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