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Whiskey sour

Whiskey sour

This much-loved cocktail is a good place to start if you're new to whiskey. 

Nick Grimshaw prepared this recipe for Angela Hartnett and guest Kaya Scodelario on episode 6, season 5 of Dish, the Waitrose podcast. It was served with pesto & three-cheese hedgehog garlic bread, followed by bucatini with buttery cavolo nero, anchovies & pangrattato.

It was also served to guest David Harewood on episode 3, season 2, alongside open steak sandwiches with dark fried onions and Béarnaise mayonnaise, and triple-cooked chips.

Discover all recipes prepared by Angela Hartnett on the Dish podcast. Dish is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

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  • Serves1
  • CourseDrink
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook-
  • Total time10 mins

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  • 50ml bourbon
  • 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 20ml sugar syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters, plus more to garnish
  • 15ml egg
  • Ice


  1. Shake 50ml bourbon, 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice, 20ml sugar syrup, 3 dashes Angostura Bitters and 15ml egg white† in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into an ice-filled coupe and garnish with another dash of Angostura Bitters.

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