Friday Happy Hour - Whiskey Sours

When I was younger, like way back when I first became LEGAL to drink, I would love to order a whiskey sour, wherever we went ... of course, back then, that sweet and sour mix they use didn't give me heartburn or wicked hangovers the next day.

Now days? Pffft. Forget about it.  A margarita with the mix requires taking a Zantac before I drink, and sometimes another before I go to bed. And STILL, I am woken up at 2am with that heartburn. Uggg.

So when I saw a Whiskey Sour recipe on line with just 3 ingredients (well, the orange and cherry too), I was so on top of it and couldn't wait to give it a try!

And even better was the fact that I had some nice bourbon sitting on the bar, just waiting for a special day to come around ... the day had arrived!
2 ounces of good bourbon
juice of a half lemon (mind you, I use Costco sized lemons which are behemoth ... so I only used a good squeeze)
1/2 tsp powdered sugar

Toss all 3 into a shaker. Add ice and shake like you mean it.

Strain drink over new ice in a short short glass. Garnish with a slice of orange and a cherry. If you want a little sweeter, feel free to add a splash of the cherry juice, but not too much, otherwise it will be RED ...


Sip and enjoy!

*As always, please drink in moderation, and NEVER EVER drive home if you've been drinking. Please!*

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  1. Thanks for linking to What'd You Do This Weekend. Hope to see you tomorrow.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa


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