Now keep in mind, a Sour is simply a cocktail that combines sour citrus (lemon or lime) with some sort of sugary-sweet thing (in this case, simple syrup). It’s one of those three-ingredient cocktails and it requires no bitters whatsoever, so this is a perfect one to memorize and have on hand.
If this were a standard Old Fashioned, you’d serve it up exactly like this or you’d spear a cherry for garnish. BUT WE ARE FANCY FOLKS. We’re going to play with flames.
On this small island, there are eight Scotch whisky distilleries. My wife and I visited three of them, all within a couple miles of each other: Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig. Here’s what we learned.
After some extensive research (i.e. drinking), I’ve come to the conclusion that these are the bourbon whiskies that give you the best bang for your buck. All are under $30 and none are Bulleit, Jack Daniels, or Makers Mark.
From what I can tell, New Holland pulls a switcheroo on each of these beverages to make two excellent, crossbred, yummy drinks. So today, I’m going to talk a little bit about both of them.
We’re going to update you on all the whiskeys our group will be tasting on the mountain so your presumably now-formed queer whiskey tasting friend-group can taste along with us. And our brand new obsession? Hudson Whiskey.
I don’t know why we haven’t done this already.