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Easy Homemade Whiskey Sour

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"I'm not a fan of store-bought sour mix, so I came up with my own version."
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5 m servings 229
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 drink)


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  1. Stir simple syrup, whiskey, and lemon juice together in a glass. Stir in ice. Garnish with cherry.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • I like my whiskey sour to have a little extra dash of lemon and whiskey. My husband likes to add a little extra dash of the simple syrup. So you can adjust this easily to suit your taste.
  • To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water and 2/3 cup white sugar in a pot and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 229 calories; 0 42.1 0.1 0 3 Full nutrition

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3.29.18 In college, we used to throw into the blender a can each of frozen lemonade concentrate, whiskey, and water. This is the first time I've made one from scratch. It's been many years si...

Perfect light drink. I added more cherries and a bit of the juice.

As written, it was way too sweet and didn't have enough whiskey (yet I am not a fan of very strong drinks). I doubled the lemon and the whiskey and kept the simple syrup the same and it was pre...

I am giving this a five star rating based on the mix of the lemon juice/simple syrup. I doubled the whiskey (Jack Daniel's) but still had to add more. Maybe I just prefer a strong drink, but ...