Vanilla Scented Orange-Lemon Bourbon Sour and some notes on Vanilla

Vanilla Scented Orange-Lemon Bourbon Sour and some notes on Vanilla

Serves 1

1/2 c Fresh Orange Juice (I used Navel oranges from my mom’s tree, but Valencias yield great juice)

1/4 c American Prairie Bourbon

3 tbsp fresh lemon juice (I used half Eureka lemon, half Meyer lemon)

Vanilla Sugar for rimming the glass*

1-2 drops real vanilla extract*

Orange or lemon slice for garnish

Use a lemon or orange wedge to moisten the rim of your chosen glass. Rim the edge of your glass in vanilla sugar. If you don’t have that, you can use demerara or turbinado sugar or make your own quick vanilla sugar by combining some vanilla powder with sugar. Nielsen-Massey makes a decent vanilla powder. Combine orange and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Add bourbon. Shake until well combined.

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