Dan Sabo’s Whiskey Sour

Dan Sabo, Fairmont Century Plaza | Los Angeles

In our blind tasting of nearly 20 Whiskey Sours, Dan Sabo’s unorthodox addition of a half-ounce of orange juice to the classic construction earned it the top spot.


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces Rittenhouse Rye 100 Proof
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce rich simple syrup, (2:1, sugar:water)
  • 1 egg white

Garnish: orange half-wheel, brandied cherry

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing tin and dry shake (without ice).
  2. Add ice and shake again until chilled.
  3. Strain over ice into a rocks glass and garnish with an orange half-wheel and a brandied cherry.