The Classic New York Whiskey Sour


2 ounces rye whiskey or bourbon

1 ounce lemon juice fresh squeezed

1/2 ounce simple syrup

1/2 ounce red wine to float

lemon wheel for garnish

Maraschino cherry for garnish


Add whiskey, lemon juice and simple syrup to cocktail shaker.

Add ice to shaker (about 3/4 full) and shake for 30 seconds.

Strain into an ice filled rocks glass.

Slowly pour the red wine over the back of a spoon on top of the cocktail, so that it floats.

Garnish with a lemon slice and maraschino cherry.

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