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Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

  • whiskey
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 5 min.

If you're looking for a classic, whiskey-based cocktail to wind down with at the end of a long day - the Whiskey Sour is the drink for you. This popular cocktail dates back to the late 1800's, and has seen many iterations over the years. Classic ingredients include bourbon or whiskey, sugar and lemon, with the option of adding a dash of egg white if you're feeling ambitious.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Whiskey (or Bourbon, Scotch, Canadian Whiskey, or Irish Whiskey)
  • 4 ounces sour mix
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 maraschino cherry, to garnish


  • Old fashioned
  • Ice cube tray
  • Bar spoon
  • Jigger

How to Mix

  1. Combine the whiskey and sour mix in a large old-fashioned glass with ice.
  2. Stir, garnish with cherry, and serve.