whiskey sour

noun

Definition of 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 The menu includes a spicy pineapple margarita, a Wild Turkey whiskey sour, an Americano and two shot and a beer pairs. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, "Frank Brigtsen in the Garden, an izakaya pop-up, relief efforts and more food events," 3 Sep. 2020 Enjoy it endless ways besides toast: in a yogurt parfait, salad dressing or meat glaze; with sparkling water and lime; or instead of simple syrup in a whiskey sour, Kentucky mule or daiquiri. Leena Trivedi-grenier, SFChronicle.com, "Capture the best of California's peaches in preserves, with a dose of revolution," 19 Aug. 2020 Quinn Cummings mixes vodka Negronis and kiwi whiskey sours, using fruit from a CSA delivery, at her home in Atwater Village. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Cocktails for Kittens — how Quinn Cummings stirred up a boozy lockdown fundraiser," 23 Apr. 2020 For a time, Mr. Bell engaged in a playful social-media rivalry with the nearby bar Attaboy, which was turning out several of its most popular cocktails, including the Penicillin, a twist on a whiskey sour. Robert Simonson, New York Times, "Cocktails, Now to Go," 24 Mar. 2020 Libation wise, Stella's will focus on classic cocktails, such as martinis, bee's knees, Manhattan, old fashioned, whiskey sour and Tom Collins. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "New rooftop bar coming to downtown Huntsville," 23 Mar. 2020 In the '70s, flying Pan Am from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Tokyo meant starting with cocktails like a Manhattan or whiskey sour, followed by hors d'oeuvres, teriyaki steak or chicken, rice and dessert. Natalie B. Compton, chicagotribune.com, "The Golden Age of airplane food is over; the future is snacks, sustainability," 21 Oct. 2019 The cocktails here very much depend on who’s making them: an Old Fashioned might be a bit watery, a whiskey sour too tart. Alex Van Buren, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Bars in New York City," 1 Mar. 2018 Try a classic whiskey sour, with their house made sour, or the Well Dressed Man, made with Campari, Dolin Dry, Lafleur Mallet Sauternes, herbes de provence and oleo saccharum. Patrick Thomas, WSJ, "America’s Coolest Drinking City," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of whiskey sour

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Whiskey sour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiskey%20sour. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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