13 Whiskeys For Making Whiskey Sours

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Whiskey sours are a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed by many for years. This refreshing drink is made with whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and sometimes egg whites. The whiskey used in a whiskey sour can greatly affect the taste of the drink. Some whiskeys are too strong and overpower the other flavors, while others are too sweet and don’t provide enough depth to the cocktail. Finding the right whiskey for a whiskey sour is key to creating a perfectly balanced drink.

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For those who enjoy a tangy and slightly sweet drink, a whiskey sour is the perfect choice. It’s a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed on a warm summer day or as a cozy winter drink. The whiskey used in a whiskey sour can also vary depending on personal preference. Some may prefer a smoother and milder whiskey, while others may enjoy a bold and smoky flavor. Whether you’re a whiskey aficionado or just looking to try something new, a whiskey sour is a great choice for anyone looking for a delicious and refreshing cocktail.

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

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