The Harlem Standard Whiskey Sour recipe is your new go-to, whether for an aperitif, to pair with a meal or for after dinner. It’s versatile because this concoction is a perfect balance of sweet and sour. The Harlem Standard Whiskey Sour refreshing, and at pairs with a wide range of food, from a cheese and charcuterie plate to the famous DiMarco Lobster Roll. Seriously this is the best recipe for lobster rolls, where you’ll have to check it out for the secret process. But we digress. Garnished with a bit of froth, this whiskey sour has a delicious creamy texture with a citric undertone.
- 1 ½ oz. Harlem Standard Straight Bourbon Whiskey Four-Grain
- 1 oz. Simple syrup
- ¾ oz. Fresh lemon juice
- ¼ oz Egg whites
- 1 Maraschino cherry
- Orange slice for garnish
- Ice cubes
HOW TO PREPARE
Harlem Standard is a small batch whiskey that is made in the US, and inspired by the Harlem neighborhood in NYC. It’s special stuff. It is a science to create the perfect whiskey sour recipe. The proportions in Harlem Standard’s recipe are the result of many fun evenings with the Harlem Standard team. They’re like chemists, who approached the perfect whiskey sour recipe like a scientific lab experiment. Of course you make this whiskey sour recipe your own, but know as is, it’s the real deal.
Combine Harlem Standard Straight Bourbon Whiskey Four-Grain, the simple syrup, lemon juice, and egg whites in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.
Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into an Old Fashioned or rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy. Keep in mind though, that one of this whiskey sour recipe, is rarely enough.