Fresh Whiskey Sours

prepared by and photo by Emily S. Downs

Freshly squeezed orange and lemon juices are the key to these whiskey sours.  Refreshes the senses and warms the soul.

Size: makes 4 drinks

1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
Sanding sugar, for glasses
2 tsp granulated sugar
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 oz bourbon
2 cups ice cubes
Orange or lemon slices, for garnish


Prepare 4 glasses: Place 1/4 cup orange juice in a shallow dish.  Fill another shallow dish 1/2″ deep with sanding sugar.  Dip rims of glasses into juice and then into sugar.  Chill in refrigerator 10 minutes.

Place remaining 1 cup orange juice, sugar, lemon juice, and bourbon in a blender.  Fill blender to top with ice.  Blend until smooth, and transfer to prepared glasses.  Garnish with orange or lemon slices.



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Author: Emily Sarah Downs

Cuisine Coordinator, Tips From Town, Ridgewood, NJ


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