National Whiskey Sour Day
A whiskey sour is a mix of different flavors that can make a drink really delicious. Although it’s a unique combination, the true connoisseur will know that there is nothing better than a cool whiskey sour on a hot day. National Whiskey Sour Day gives you the chance to try this amazing drink and find your favorite.
National Whiskey Sour Day, which is today, is the ideal day to enjoy this tasty drink. Or, if you’ve never had it, now is the time! This cocktail is made with whiskey and bourbon, as the name implies. Whiskey is mixed with sugar, lemon juice and sometimes a pinch of egg white. This cocktail has many variations. The New York Sour is one example. It has a small amount of red wine added to top it off.
This cocktail can be served as a bar drink with half an orange slice and a maraschino cherries. Simple yet effective! Mix the drink and serve it over ice or straight up.
Many other cocktails based on the Whiskey Sour have been created due to the popularity of this drink. One example is the Ward 8. This drink will usually use rye whiskey and bourbon. The grenadine syrup will be added to the mixture along with both orange and lemon juices.
The Whiskey Sour itself is what starts the show. We’ll be looking at some interesting facts about the drink. Many people are surprised to discover that whiskey begins its life as beer. It is made from the ‘beer that is distilled, also known as word. In reality, wort is made from all the ingredients that you’d expect to find in your favorite beer (i.e. Water, yeast, and malts.
Guinness World Records have some fascinating records regarding whiskey. One of these records is for the oldest whiskey, and it belongs to a Glenavon Special Liqueur Whisky. This whiskey is close to its 170th anniversary. It is believed it was packaged between 1851-1858. A family from Ireland sold the whiskey at auction for an amazing $17,900. It is one of the most valuable bottles of whiskey in the entire world. But you would be wrong. A decanter of Macallan M whiskey was sold in Hong Kong for $475,000.
Although the origins of Whiskey Sour are not completely unknown, the oldest documented mention of it in Wisconsin was in the Waukesha Plain Dealer, which dates back to over 100 years. A story in the El Comercio de Lquique published in the mid-1900s indicated that the Whiskey Sour was created by Elliott Stubb.
National Whiskey Sour Day is a celebration of the creation and impact this drink has had on bar culture around the globe. This drink is so popular that it has been named in multiple books, songs and articles completely unrelated to the drink. Have you ever had a Whiskey Sour before? National Whiskey Sour Day, if not today, is your chance to try one and join those who love this alcoholic dish.
National Whiskey Sour Day can be best remembered with one or two of its namesake drinks. There are many ways to make this drink, just like with most drinks. There are many ways to make this drink, but you should start with these two.
Glen Livet Founder’s Reserve, one of our favourite foundations for this drink. Then you just mix:
Glen Livet’s Whisky Sour4 parts Founder’s reserve2 parts Apple Liqueur1 Part lemon juice1 Part lime juice1 Part egg whiteA spritz with Angostura bitters
Mix them with ice. Pour into a whiskey glass with one piece of ice. Garnish with a slice apple.
Crown Royal’s Whisky Sour1.5 oz Crown Royal Deluxe whisky.5 oz Lemon Juice.75 oz simple syrupan eggs white
This is a simpler version. Simply take the ingredients and mix them with ice. Then strain it into an ice-filled whiskey glasses and garnish it with a slice lemon.
There have been many variations on the Whiskey Sour. You can celebrate National Whiskey Sour Day by creating your own. You can add various flavors and ingredients to make it even more interesting. This can be a great activity to do with friends. Make your own Whiskey Sour cocktail with friends. You can taste the creations of everyone and vote for your favorite. The person who creates the most unique cocktail can win a bottle of whiskey.