03/06/2012 08:22 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How-To Cocktail Video: The Whiskey Sour

This is one drink that is as easy as it is delicious. It's just three ingredients: whiskey (bourbon, but you could also use spicy rye), lemon juice (freshly squeezed, of course) and simple syrup (AKA sugar and water).

But in the proper combination, those elemental components yield an enduring classic, one cocktail everybody should know how to make.

So watch top San Francisco mixologist Brooke Arthur fix a proper Whiskey Sour in our short video below. Cheers!

Click here for the full Whiskey Sour recipe.