National Whiskey Sour Day!

Congratulations for surviving another week. It’s finally time for Happy Hour! Did you know there’s a National Whiskey Sour Day? I’m always learning something new, I tell you. This year, National Whiskey Sour Day, August 25th falls on a Friday! Coincidence? I think not! I kept this year’s Whiskey Sour really simple, but absolutely delicious. Using a homemade sweet and sour mix is DEFINITELY the way to go! It’s SUPER EASY too! Check out the recipe below!

Whiskey Sour

  • Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey
  • 3 large lemons
  • 4 limes
  • 2/3 cup Simple Syrup (boil 1 cup of water & 1 cup of sugar until dissolved. Let cool completely)
  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Shaker full of ice

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First and longest step is juicing all the citrus, but I’m telling you, it’s completely worth it! After juicing your lemons and limes, you should have about 1 cup of citrus juice. Add this to your 2/3 cup of simple syrup and pour it into the shaker full of ice.

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Add 3/4 cup of Jack Daniel’s to the shaker and shake thoroughly. This will make about 4 cocktails. You can absolutely make this ahead of time and keep in the fridge. I wouldn’t add any ice to the shaker if that’s the case.

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Pour your whiskey sours into glasses and add a couple maraschino cherries. An orange wedge is a great garnish as well. YUM!

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These whiskey sour are SO refreshing and delicious. Just enough sweet and sour to keep your mouth happy. 😉 I highly recommend you make a batch this weekend!

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With just a few basic ingredients you can pick up from the commissary and exchange, you can create a delicious cocktail to share with your friends. Perfect for a relaxing Friday celebrating National Whiskey Sour Day! Cheers!

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