whiskey sour


: a cocktail usually consisting of whiskey, sugar, and lemon juice shaken with ice

Examples of whiskey sour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sam Penton at the Manor Bar at the Rosewood Miramar took a high-proof bourbon and the basic structure of a whiskey sour and added some fruitiness and herbaceousness to make this a well-rounded cocktail. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 11 July 2024 Blood orange juice provides a unique and vibrant twist on a whiskey sour. Stephanie Gravalese, Forbes, 26 Mar. 2024 To commence a dining experience at The Liath, their version of a whiskey sour is introduced as a component of Tuś which is Gaelic for the beginning, birth or the start of something new, and seeks to deliver flavors based around the five taste characteristics - bitter, sour, salt, umami and sweet. Paul Caputo, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Drink options vary from a Phillips Place Cosmopolitan to a whiskey sour. Heidi Finley, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for whiskey sour 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whiskey sour was circa 1889

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“Whiskey sour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiskey%20sour. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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