Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

The Whiskey A Go Go, a club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California opened in 1964 and was a springboard for many successful artists, including Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, The Doors and Led Zeppelin.


  • 1 1/2 ounces whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 egg white (optional)
  • Orange wheel, to garnish
  • Maraschino cherry, to garnish


  1. Shake the whiskey, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white in an ice-filled cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain the contents of the shaker into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass.
  3. Garnish with the orange wheel and maraschino cherry, and serve.
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