Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Time-Out: Cherry Whiskey Sours + A GIVEAWAY

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As you all know, my by far favorite liquor is whiskey.  But for some reason, when I tell this to people, they are always surprised.  Do I not look like a whiskey girl to you?  I'm not sure.  John, of course, hates whiskey.  Sure, he tries.  Sometimes he even takes a sip, but most of the time, even when I'm drinking it, he has to lean far away.

I'm very particular to Jack Daniels.  A few years back, our last 5-person family vacation (since now we roll up with an entourage 8+ big), we stopped at the Jack Daniels Distillery in Tennessee.  By then, of course, I was an avid whiskey fan and couldn't believe we were actually there.  Where the magic happens!  The whole time, you just smelt whiskey...everywhere.  I couldn't get enough and to be honest, I could have lived there happily.

When we got the mixes from Scales Cocktails, I knew that at least one of these drinks HAD to feature my beloved whiskey.  John took a pass but there are plenty of more non-whiskey drinks to keep him happy (and you, if you also don't think whiskey is a fun choice for a good time)! 
Cherry Whiskey Sours
Serves:  4 (1 quart)
2 cups Scales Cocktails Sweet & Sour Mix
2/3 cup cherries, pitted
1/4 cup grenadine
1 cup whiskey
1 cup seltzer

In a blender, combine Scales Cocktails Sweet & Sour Mix and cherries.  Strain.  Stir in grenadine, whiskey, and setlzer.  Serve immediately.

WIN your very own bottle of Sweet & Sour Mix from Scales Cocktail Mixers.  To enter - Post a comment with your favorite liquor. Please be sure I can find your email address through your username or leave it in the comment.

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1.  Like Scales Cocktail Mixes on Facebook.  Leave a comment telling me you did.
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3.  Sign-up for my emails so you never miss a new recipe or giveaway (right side of the page)!   Tell me you did so with your email address (if not obvious with your username) in the comments.

Until the next time my oven is on...

40 comments:

  1. What a fun recipe! I haven't had a whiskey sour in ages. My favorite liquor is probably vodka -- I like that you don't really taste it in mixed drinks.

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  2. What a fun recipe! I haven't had a whiskey sour in ages. My favorite liquor is probably vodka -- I like that you don't really taste it in mixed drinks.

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  3. I love whiskey sours! My husband drinks Makers Mark so I make a lot of bourbon sours. My fav alcohol is vodka and I love all the different flavors that they have. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  4. I haven't had a whiskey sour in a long time! I do like the amaretto sours :)

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  5. Never had it but my favorite is Rum!

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  6. usually love rum or vodka the most

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  7. I have a new favorite that I discovered on vacation in New Orleans, Pimm's.

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  8. Tequila for me.
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  9. I love coconut rum!
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  10. My fave is Patron!
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  12. My favorite is Rum.
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  15. I love mixed drinks. My favorite vodka KMillheim609@aol.com

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