Whiskey Sour

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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1 1/2 ounces whiskey (or bourbon, Scotch, Canadian whiskey, or Irish whiskey)

4 ounces sour mix, recipe follows

Crushed ice

1 maraschino cherry

Sour Mix:

1-ounce lemon juice

1-ounce sugar

2 ounces water


  1. Combine the whiskey and sour mix in a large old-fashioned glass with ice. Stir, garnish with cherry, and serve.

Sour Mix:

Yield: 4 ounces
  1. Combine lemon juice and sugar, then dilute with water and stir to dissolve sugar.