whiskey sour


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 So this was like an old fashioned and whiskey sour in one. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 3 Sep. 2021 This piece began as an examination of the whiskey sour, which has three ingredients: whiskey, lemon and sugar, shaken over ice. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 25 Aug. 2021 Up now: research for a book about the whiskey sour, for University Press of Kentucky. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Aug. 2021 Drinking a whiskey sour in its most basic construction (bourbon, lemon and sugar) is like if someone complimented you, but did so via high-decibel profanity. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 8 July 2021 There’s always one frozen drink on, most recently a rhubarb whiskey sour made with rhubarb simple syrup, which was easy-drinking, with a gentle tang and a kiss of lemon. Washington Post, 29 June 2021 Save 29% on these cocktail mixers Beloved by comedian Billy Eichner and Tiktok followers alike, Neon Zebra is elevating the art of at-home cocktail making with their mixers available in classic flavors like margarita, mojito and whiskey sour. Casey Clark, Forbes, 22 June 2021 The Neon Zebra nonalcoholic mixer line currently comes in margarita, strawberry daiquiri, mojito and whiskey sour flavors. Chris Furnari, Forbes, 5 May 2021 Coffee doesn’t have the intense sweet-sour push-and-pull of a whiskey sour or even a rum & coke; therefore, it can be easily overwhelmed. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of whiskey sour

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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13 Sep 2021

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“Whiskey sour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiskey%20sour. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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