Is your whiskey sour too sweet from those store-bought mixes? Try this recipe to control the sugar content a bit.
3 ounces whiskey
4 ounces sour mix
2 orange wedges and cherry
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup water
cup fresh citrus juice (like 4 limes, 1 meyer lemon and 3 seville
1. To make the sour mix, in a medium
saucepan over low heat, add all sour mix ingredients.
2. Stir until
the sugar is dissolved. Cook for 5 minutes.
3. Remove from the
heat and let cool. Strain to remove any pulp.
4. Pour into a
sterile bottom. Keep in fridge until ready to use. Makes almost
5. For the cocktails,
add all ingredients except for the orange wedge and cherry into a cocktail shaker in the order listed.
6. Shake. Pour
into a cocktail glass filled with ice.
7. Garnish with the
orange peel and cherry. Serve. Drink.
From Chez Us
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