Serve inOld-fashioned glass
Lemon slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
|2 fl oz||Bourbon whiskey|
|3/4 fl oz||Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1 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)|
I find the classic formulation more sweet than sour and prefer the 4:2:8 ratio.
This recipe follows the classic sour proportions (3:4:8) three quarter part of the sour ingredient (lemon juice) one part of the sweet ingredient (sugar syrup) and two parts of the strong ingredient (whiskey).
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