Makers Mark Whiskey Sours

Although it scares the majority of my friends, I love any excuse to get my martini glasses out. They have the ability to make any ordinary night special. Hayley and I wanted to find a festive cocktail to share by the fire before we sat down for dinner. A Whiskey Sour seemed like the perfect drink for a cold night. And, making the mix from fresh lemons and limes really make a difference. If you choose to make these – take the extra time to make them right. A juicer comes in handy for this….

Makers Mark Whiskey Sours based on Ina Garten’s Fresh Whiskey Sours

  • 3/4 cup Makers Mark
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2/3 cup simple syrup
  • maraschino cherries
  • ice

Combine the first four ingredients in advance and chill. When ready to serve, shake with ice and garnish with a cherry!


  1. Nice to see someone in Greensboro drinking something other than a vodka tonic or red Zinfandel. I’m counting on you and your blog to drag this town kicking and screaming into the light.

  2. oh makers mark. as you know – he’s my and becci’s 2nd boy (after ernie). i could use one of these right about now, can ya help a girl out? i mean a thousand miles isn’t much between friends, right?

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