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Video: How to spice up a whiskey sour for those cold winter nights

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Winter whiskey sour
Winter whiskey sour
Jennifer Simonson / MPR News

Erik Eastman, from the local bitters kit makers Easy & Oskey, shows us how to make a beautiful cocktail in time for holiday entertaining. He spices up the traditional whiskey sour with allspice, cloves and an egg white.

Winter whiskey sour

2 1/2 oz rye whiskey
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz rich brown sugar simple syrup
1 tsp Cynar
1 egg white

Combine all ingredients, shake, add ice, then shake again. Strain into a coupe glass, and garnish with grated allspice berry.

More simple holiday entertaining ideas:
• Video: Super-easy holiday appetizer ideas with Lynne Rossetto Kasper
• Video: A simple, improvised dessert from Lynne Rossetto Kasper