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Lemon Whiskey Sour

  • Yield: Makes 1
Lemon Whiskey Sour


  • Lemon wedge
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar, plus more for rim
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces whiskey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Lemon slice, for garnish
  • Cherry, for garnish


  1. Rub the rim of an old fashioned glass with lemon wedge. Fill a saucer with sugar, and dip the glass, upside down, into the sugar.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add whiskey, lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon superfine sugar, and shake until sugar dissolves. Strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass, and garnish with lemon slice and a cherry.

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