Whisky sour

whisky sour

What is a whiskey sour recipe?

Whiskey Sour recipe at DrinkBoy IBA. A whiskey sour shaken and served up in a coupe glass. The whiskey sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey (often bourbon), lemon juice, sugar, and optionally, a dash of egg white. With the egg white, it is sometimes called a Boston Sour.

Which whiskey makes the best sour?

Most drinkers prefer bourbon, though a good rye whiskey makes an excellent sour as well. As you switch from one whiskey to another, you may need to adjust the sweet and sour elements.

Is there an egg white in a whiskey sour?

The egg white sometimes employed in other whiskey sours is not usually included. The oldest historical mention of a whiskey sour was published in the Wisconsin newspaper, Waukesha Plain Dealer, in 1870.

When is National whiskey sour day?

If you need a reason to mix one up, National Whiskey Sour Day is August 25. The whiskey sour is the father of all sours. Sometimes thought of as being too sweet or juvenile, a well-made whiskey sour is a revelation.

How do you drink a whiskey sour?

Whiskey sour. Shake with ice. Strain into chilled glass, garnish and serve. If served On the rocks, strain ingredients into old-fashioned glass filled with ice. The whiskey sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey (often bourbon ), lemon juice, sugar, and optionally, a dash of egg white.

What is a whiskey sour made of?

Whiskey sour. The traditional garnish is half an orange slice and a maraschino cherry . A variant of the whiskey sour is the Ward 8, which often is based on bourbon or rye whiskey, and includes both lemon and orange juices, and grenadine syrup as the sweetener. The egg white sometimes employed in other whiskey sours is not usually included.

Do you put egg in whiskey sours?

A traditional recipe for whiskey sours includes an egg white. It tends to tame the tartness and make the drink a bit smoother. The use of raw egg is a matter of personal choice, though.

What is the best Bourbon for whiskey sours?

Our top bourbon picks for whiskey sours are Sazerac Rye, Michter’s US Number 1 Sour Mash, and Smooth Ambler Old Scout American Whiskey. These whiskeys are all smooth, sweet, and spicy – perfect for a well-rounded and nuanced whiskey sour.

How to make a whiskey sour with egg white?

Here’s how to make a whiskey sour with egg white! The frothy foam topping is the cherry on top of this classic cocktail recipe. Add the whiskey, lemon juice, syrup, and egg white to a cocktail shaker without ice. Shake for 15 seconds. Add ice to the cocktail shaker. Shake again for 30 seconds.

What is a whiskey sour cocktail?

It’s on the list of International Bartender Association’s IBA official cocktails, meaning it has an official definition. The IBA definition of a whiskey sour actually doesn’t include egg white, but it’s a well known addition to sour cocktails. (For example, the IBA definition of another famous sour, the pisco sour, includes egg white.)

What is an egg white cocktail made of?

Fast-forward to a classic egg white cocktail like the Whiskey Sour, which first appeared in Jerry Thomas’s Bartender’s Guide in 1862 and was basically egg white, simple syrup, lemon juice, and whiskey. (Notice this contains nothing of the sour mix most whiskey sours are adulterated with these days.)

Why do they put egg white in whiskey?

The egg white adds a rich frothiness that isnt found in many other alcoholic beverages. I used to like regular whiskey sour drinks, but having tried one made with egg whites, its difficult to go back since the addition of egg white makes the drink so much more enjoyable.

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