Sunday Sippin’: Whiskey Sour

Luxurious, silky and steeped in tradition, a whiskey sour is a classic cocktail everyone should know how to make. An egg white, well shaken in the mix, creates a uniquely rich mouthfeel. Put a modern spin on it with a touch of basil.

This one never fails to impress, but measure carefully. Balance is critical.

2 oz Grant’s Blended Scotch Whisky
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
4-6 Basil Leaves
Egg White
Ice

Separate the egg into the mixing glass, keeping the egg white only. Add Scotch, lemon juice, simple syrup and basil. Pack your mixing glass with ice and shake a little longer and harder than the usual 30 seconds. You want to get that egg nice and foamy.

Add fresh ice to your a glass. Strain the cocktail over the ice. Take one last basil leaf in the palm of your hand and give it a brisk spank to release the oils. Drape it on top of your whiskey sour. Cheers!

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