Crazy-Easy Whiskey Sours

Your go-to whiskey cocktail just got upgraded to a highball glass. Ditch the sour mix and shake up your own at home.

the nest whiskey sour recipe

What You’ll Need (makes 1 drink):

  • 3 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice (from 6 to 8 medium-sized lemons)
  • 2 oz. whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon of agave or honey
the nest whiskey sour recipe

Step 1: Slice your lemons into halves. Buy 6 to 8 medium-sized ones to make sure you have enough juice. (Nothing’s worse than a whiskey sour that’s, well, all whiskey.)

the nest whiskey sour recipe
the nest whiskey sour recipe

Step 2: Pour 3 ounces (that’s equal to 2 shots) of lemon juice into a shaker. Add about 2 shots of your whiskey of choice to the mix as well. Shake to combine.

the nest whiskey sour recipe

Step 3: Thanks to all of that tart flavor, you’re going to want to add anywhere from 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of a natural sweetener like honey or agave. Just make sure whatever you add is stirred in completely.

the nest whiskey sour recipe

Step 4: Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon wedge. Now go out and enjoy the official last week of summer (with this drink in hand, of course). Cheers!

the nest whiskey sour recipe

All photography by Sarah Love

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