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Whiskey Sour #1 (by Dan Sabo)

Best Whiskey Sour Recipe


Best Whiskey Sour Recipe

Whiskey Sour #1 (by Dan Sabo)

Dan Sabo from Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles took out the top spot from almost 20 Whiskey Sour recipes judged by panelists from
Dan's was a very close 2nd place in my books. It calls for a 100 proof Rye Whiskey along with higher portions of citrus and sweetener to retain balance of strong, sweet and sour. The unorthodox yet welcome addition of a small amount of orange juice contributed a sweet, softer acidic component.
The top 3 Whiskey Sour recipes:
  1. Dan Sabo's Whiskey Sour
  2. Erik Adkins' Whiskey Sour
  3. Neal Bodenheimer's Whiskey Sour
4.31 from 39 votes


  • 60 ml Rittenhouse Rye 100 Proof
  • 30 ml Lemon Juice
  • 15 ml 2:1 Rich Simple Syrup
  • 15 ml Orange Juice
  • 15 ml Egg White


  • Combine all ingredients to your cocktail shaker
  • Dry shake (no ice)
  • Wet shake (with ice)
  • Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
  • Garnish with a slice of orange and skewered maraschino cherry
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