Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Happy Mardi Gras - Emeril's Cherry Whiskey Sours
Cherry Whiskey Sours
* Adapted from Emeril Lagasse
1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey, preferably Jameson
4 ounces homemade sour mix, recipe below
2 teaspoons Maraschino cherry syrup (such as Reese brand)
Maraschino cherries or lemon slices, for garnish
Combine the whiskey, sour mix, and cherry syrup in a large old-fashioned glass with ice, or strain into a martini glass. Stir, garnish with cherry and/or lemon slice, and serve.
1-ounce lemon juice
2 ounces water
Combine lemon juice and sugar, then dilute with water and stir to dissolve sugar.
Yield: 4 ounces