The Left Bank Blog
The Sweet-and-Sour Favorite This easy whiskey sour recipe is perfectly balanced and so easy to make! Garnish with an orange or lemon peel and a cocktail cherry. The whiskey sour (a.k.a. bourbon sour) is a perfectly sweet tart, balanced whiskey drink that actually dates back to the 1870’s. It is a classic cocktail that’s on the list of International Bartender Association’s IBA official cocktails. Here’s what you’ll need for this classic sour cocktail: 2 oz. Left Bank bourbon1.5 tablespoons maple syrup or simple syrup1 oz. lemon juiceice cubesmaraschino cherrylemon wedge Another variation: Make the bourbon whiskey sour with honey syrup and becomes a Gold Rush!
Arrival & Tasting
We picked out 20 barrels, added our custom blend of oak staves, and floated them down the river. Now they're here in New Orleans for us to sample and marry them into the batches that will become our first release. Three years in the making, Left Bank Bourbon Whisky has arrived!