Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

Whiskey Sour, not to be confused with Whiskey Sour Punch, is a classic American cocktail that has been around since the mid-1800s. Its delicious mix of whiskey, citrus juice, and simple syrup makes for a timeless party favorite. One surprising thing about this drink is its global influence; versions of Whiskey Sours show up in bar menus from South America to the Middle East. For those looking for an interesting twist on an old favorite, this cocktail’s versatility means that you can use any type of whiskey- from bourbon to scotch- making it great for everyone from the cocktail expert to the home enthusiast. So if you’re feeling adventurous and want to take your tastebuds for a ride, try a Whiskey Sour today!


  • 2oz Whiskey
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • Garnish: Lime Peel

Cocktail Preparation

Combine whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker, filled with ice. Cover and shake vigorously for about 20-30 seconds. Using a Hawthorne strainer or slotted spoon, pour the mix into an old-fashioned glass over ice. Garnish with lime peel.

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