Appearing in 1862's The Bartenders Guide by Jerry Thomas, and championed by British sailors the humble whisky sour lives on as the perfect blend of sweet and sour. The lemon juice was once used to combat scurvy, but we use it for that buoyant citrus flavour that heroes the cocktail. Don't forget the maraschino cherry.
Dry shake all the ingredients briefly. Add ice, shake hard and strain into glass over block ice.
Maraschino cherry & orange slice
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