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Video:How to Make a Whiskey Sour

with Amanda Hertzler

Whiskey sours are staple lowball cocktail drink. Whiskey mixed with lemon juice is a tried and true cocktail drink that never goes out of style. Check out how to make a whiskey sour the way it is meant to be served.See Transcript

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Transcript:How to Make a Whiskey Sour

Hello, my name is Amanda Hertzler, a mixologist here at the St Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado. Today I am her for About.com to show you how to make a whiskey sour.

Shake the Whiskey Sour Ingredients

For the whiskey sour, we are going to be serving it in a lowball glass. First, we are going to be using our shaker and fill that up with ice. Use the juice of a half a lemon. Then you are going to use a half a teaspoon of powdered sugar and two ounces of blended whiskey. Then we are going to chill that.

Strain Whiskey Sour and Serve

Then we are gong to strain it into that lowball, and garnish with half a lemon slice and a cherry. And there's your whiskey sour. This whiskey sour is straight up;you can also serve it on the rocks. And there's your whiskey sour on the rocks. Thank you so much for watching. For more information on cocktails, please visit food.about.com.

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