Introduction: Whiskey Sour 101

In this instruction manual, we will demonstrate how to properly make the cocktail drink, a Whiskey Sour.

List of needed materials:
a) Whiskey
b) Simple Syrup (Any size solution of ½ part water and ½ part sugar)
c) Lemon Juice (or lemon-lime equivalent)
d) Ice
e) 1.5 fl oz Shot Glass for measuring
f) Drinking Glass
g) Stirring Spoon
h) Shaker

Step 1: Obtain Materials and Tools Listed Above.

Step 2: Put Ice in Shaker.

Step 3: Pour 1 Jigger* (1.5 Fl Oz) of Whiskey Into Shaker.

Step 4: Add 1/2 Jigger of Lemon Juice or Equivalent.

Step 5: Add 1/2 Jigger of Simple Syrup Solution.

Step 6: Shake Mixture Until Desired Temperature.

Step 7: Add 1-2 Ice Cubes to Drinking Glass.

Step 8: Pour Chilled Mixture Into Drinking Glass.

Step 9: Consume and Enjoy!

Step 10: Warning and Troubleshooting

*Volumetric measurement equaling 1.5 fl oz. 

If effects are not felt, repeat steps 1-10 until desired inebriation is obtained.

WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a vehicle or operate machinery, and may cause bodily injury.