Whiskey sour

Whiskey sour
  • Serves icon Serves 10
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 min

A spicy, warming cocktail made with bourbon whisky and lemon – serve this American classic as an alternative to champagne at New Years Eve or Christmas parties.

Ingredients

  • 600ml bourbon whiskey
  • 300ml fresh lemon juice
  • 300ml sugar syrup
  • Angostura Bitters
  • 10 thin lemon slices to garnish 
  • 10 maraschino cherries, each spiked onto a cocktail stick, to garnish

Method

  1. Pour the whiskey, lemon juice and sugar syrup into a large jug with ice cubes, then stir with a long spoon for 30 seconds to chill. Strain into 10 short glasses with a couple of ice cubes in the bottom. Splash a few drops of Angostura Bitters into each one, then stir. Garnish with a lemon slice and maraschino cherry. 

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