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Recipe courtesy of David Armour

Whiskey Sour

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 cocktails
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1 cup whiskey

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/4 cup sugar syrup

4 whiskey-soaked cherries


  1. Fill a large cocktail shaker with ice, the whiskey, lemon juice and sugar syrup and shake for a full 30 seconds. Strain into chilled cocktail glasses and top each drink with a cherry.

Cook’s Note

To make the sugar syrup, bring 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar to a boil, and simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Chill before using.

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