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!
Whiskey Sour Recipe
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
- 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.
The steps for this Whiskey Sour drink are straight forward. 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!
- 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.
Whiskey drinkers will also love these Irish Breakfast Shots that have candied bacon on top!
As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!