Ingredients to make whiskey sour:
- 3 oz whiskey (Bourbon)
- 2 oz lemon Juice
- 1½ oz sugar syrup
- 2 oz crushed ice
- 2 ice cubes to serve on the rocks
- 2 oz Cherries or a slice of orange to garnish
Sunset Whiskey Sour ingredients:
- 2 ounces bourbon whiskey
- 1 ounces lemon Juice
- 1 ounces strawberry syrup
- ½ ounce simple syrup
- ¼ ounce red wine
- ice cubes
- 1 orange slice for garnishing
Alexis’ Bordeaux Sour ingredients:
- ¼ cup bourbon or Tennessee whiskey
- 1 egg white
- 6 tsp lemon Juice
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 oz Lillet Rouge
- 1/4 tsp orange bitters
- 1/8 cup soda
- 3 homemade maraschino cherries (2 for blending and one for garnishing)
How to make Classic Whiskey Sour
To prepare classic whiskey sour, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, strain into an old-fashioned glass, and serve on the rocks.
The ingredients for Boston sour remain the same as classic whiskey sour. The only addition to the recipe is egg white.
To prepare Boston sour:
Note: Ensure that you don’t shake the living daylights of the ice-and-egg white mixture, as this would cause the shaker to develop pressure and form a foamy head due to the protein in the egg white
How to make Sunset Whiskey Sour
The Scottish Dream
This version of whiskey sour incorporates 15 ml cinnamon sugar syrup, a dash or two Black Mission Fig Bitters, 30 ml grapefruit juice, and of course the standards—bourbon whiskey and lemon juice.
To make cinnamon syrup, combine 1 cup sugar syrup and a cinnamon stick with 1 cup water. Bring to boil, and let cool.
To make the Scottish Dream cocktail, combine the ingredients in a shaker, strain into an old-
fashioned glass, garnish with a cherry and serve on the rocks.
This cocktail is packed with all sorts of the wow! There’s the sour from lemon juice, bitter from fig bitters, spice from the cinnamon, and sweet from the sugar and grapefruit juice!
How to make Alexis’ Bordeaux Sour
If there’s one thing cocktail lovers hate and consider an eyesore, it’s the sight of neon-red blobs propped at the edge of a highball or soullessly sunken inside an old-fashioned.
Even worse is the sight of these squinting red blobs on top of desserts.
Yes folks!The fuss is all about the so-called Maraschino cherries, which are sold as a counterfeit of the original (which also goes by the same name) in every other departmental store you come across.
This sure does bother cocktail snobs and dessert connoisseurs alike. If you belong to this breed, read on how to make homemade Maraschino cherries.
While you may not be able to find authentic Marasca cherries for this recipe, sour cherries, or even sweet ones, work just fine. This recipe calls for:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Choice of spices (vanilla bean, nutmeg, star anise, cinnamon stick, cloves)
1 cup maraschino liqueur (Luxardo) or top-shelf brandy
A bunch of cherries
To prepare Maraschino cherries: