Mixology Must-Have: The Perfect Whiskey Sour Recipe

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Classic Whiskey Sour Recipe

Point: The classic Whiskey Sour is a simple yet delicious cocktail that combines whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

Step:
1. In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 oz of whiskey, 1 oz of freshly squeezed lemon juice, and ¾ oz of simple syrup.
2. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds.
3. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
4. Garnish with a lemon twist or cherry.
5. Enjoy your refreshing and perfectly balanced Whiskey Sour!

Spicy Maple Whiskey Sour Recipe

Whiskey Sour
Whiskey Sour

Point: Add a spicy kick to the classic Whiskey Sour with the addition of maple syrup and a dash of hot sauce.

Step:
1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 2 oz of whiskey, 1 oz of lemon juice, ½ oz of maple syrup, and a dash of hot sauce.
2. Add ice to the shaker and shake well.
3. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
4. Garnish with a slice of jalapeno or a sprinkle of cayenne pepper for an extra kick.
5. Sip on this spicy and sweet twist on the traditional Whiskey Sour.

Blackberry Basil Whiskey Sour Recipe

Point: Elevate the classic Whiskey Sour with the addition of fresh blackberries and basil for a refreshing and vibrant cocktail.

Step:
1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle a handful of fresh blackberries and a few basil leaves.
2. Add 2 oz of whiskey, 1 oz of lemon juice, and ½ oz of simple syrup to the shaker.
3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well.
4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
5. Garnish with a blackberry skewer and a sprig of fresh basil.
6. Enjoy this fruity and herbaceous twist on the Whiskey Sour.