National Whiskey Sour Day: How to Make an Awesome Whiskey Sour by Donna John

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2 years ago
National Whiskey Sour Day: How to Make an Awesome Whiskey Sour

A whiskey sour is made with whiskey (of course!), lemon juice, sugar and, if desired, an egg white. Not too sure about the egg part? Here are two recipes – one with the egg and one without.

Whiskey Sour (With Egg)

  • 2 ounces whiskey
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • ice

Combine all ingredients in a drink shaker. Shake hard to froth the egg! Pour into a cocktail glass. You can garnish with a maraschino cherry or an orange slice.

Whiskey Sour (Egg MIA)

  • 2 ounces whiskey 
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 to 3/4 ounces simple syrup (get Chef Gigi's simple syrup recipe)
  • ice

Put all ingredients into a drink shaker. Shake! Pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and/or orange slice. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh, this sounds like fun, Donna John! We'll have to see what Dieter Schmitz thinks of this one...
Donna John
Let Dieter Schmitz know it's National Whiskey Sour Day, Elisa All 30SecondMom! We must honor these national days! ;-)
Dieter Schmitz
I think the secret is to pick the Whiskey that you prefer. I think a Kentucky bourbon adds a nice touch. What taste do you Elisa All 30SecondMom Donna John like?
Donna John
I like TX Whiskey, which is made in Fort Worth, Texas. But you can't go wrong with a good Kentucky bournon, @dieteraschmitz.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh, we drank TX when we were in Dallas, Donna John! It was great. Around here, we have a local company called FEW Spirits that makes a damn good whiskey. Maybe Dieter Schmitz will make me one for tonight's #30SecondMom Happy Hour, LOL!
Chef Gigi Gaggero, Our 30Seconds Resident Chef
Ohhhhhhh get out! How awesome is THIS! I see my recipe here- you are always surprising me with these pop ups! TY!!!! Love it! Giggle! Donna John Elisa All 30SecondMom

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