Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour
Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

This ✳️ Whiskey Sour Recipe has a nice balance (and that’s important when making this cocktail). This looks really fancy but is easy to make. Enjoy this drink all year long!

For those who like Bourbon, You’ll also want to try the Forbidden Sour that contains bourbon, Pomegranate Liqueur, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup!

Forbidden Sour
Get Recipe: Forbidden Sour Recipe

Whiskey Sour Recipe

Whiskey Sour


You probably already have all the ingredients you need for this Whiskey Sour. You can use bourbon or whiskey for this drink! The full ingredient list is as follows:

  • Bourbon or Whiskey
  • Lemon Juice
  • Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange Wheel (garnish)
  • Maraschino Cherries (garnish)


To make this great-tasting drink, you’ll need a lowball glass (like these on Amazon) and a cocktail shaker. We prefer to use a metal shaker as they seem to get the mixture colder, but any shaker type will do.

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Recipe Steps

The steps for this Whiskey Sour drink are straightforward. Just add the ice, alcohol, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker. Shake until well mixed and cold.

Then, strain into a lowball glass filled with ice. Finish by adding the 2 garnishes!

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Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

This Whiskey Sour is great tasting and has a perfect balance.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Whiskey
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 212kcal


  • 2 oz bourbon Or Whiskey
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 cup ice
  • 1/2 orange wheel Garnish
  • 2 Maraschino cherries Garnish


  • Add 1 cup of ice to a cocktail shaker.
  • Add bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  • Shake until well mixed and cold.
  • Strain the cocktail into a lowball glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with the orange wheel and Maraschino cherry.


Nutrition Facts
Whiskey Sour
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 50mg1%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Whiskey drinkers will also love these Irish Breakfast Shots that have candied bacon on top!

Irish Breakfast Shot
Get Recipe: Irish Breakfast Shot Recipe

As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!

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