Bourbon Sour

Bourbon Sour

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

The Bourbon Sour has been around for centuries, with its possible roots in the 1700s. This classic cocktail is an iconic favorite for drinks lovers today and is made from Bourbon, fresh lemon juice, sugar syrup and an egg white garnish to give it its signature fluffy texture. It’s a surprisingly complex combo that balances the intense Bourbon flavor with the sweet and tangy flavor of lemons. Give the Bourbon Sour a try and find out why it continues to be popular centuries later!


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherry and orange wheel (optional)

Cocktail Preparation

Combine the bourbon, lemon juice, and simple sugar in a shaker half-filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry.

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