Classic Sour Whiskey

There are a few classic cocktails that never go out of style, and this is one of them. This Classic Whiskey Sour recipe is one of the most popular and enduring versions, straight from William Schmidt’s book, The Flowing Bowl. The ingredients are simple, but the result is surprisingly complex.

To make this iconic cocktail known as the Classic Whiskey Sour, start by adding Lucky 29 Kentucky bourbon, fresh lemon juice, a dash of bitters, and simple syrup. Then add egg white to ensure a frothy head. For the perfect consistency shake once without ice then add ice and shake again.