The Perfect Whiskey Sour Recipe

The Perfect Whiskey Sour Recipe

Are you looking for a way to truly impress your friends at the next gathering? Whether it's happy hour, game night or just kicking back after a long day of work, sometimes nothing hits the spot quite like an expertly made whiskey sour. Let us take away all your stress and worries by giving you our tried and true recipe - it's guaranteed to tantalize even the pickiest taste buds! No more hours wasted searching online trying to find something that won't let you down; we've got it all right here. Read on for the perfect whiskey sour recipe!

How to make a whiskey sour?

If you're looking to add a little zing to your cocktail hour, a Whiskey Sour might be just the ticket. This classic drink has been satisfying thirsty patrons for over a century, and it's not hard to see why! Made with a combination of bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup, a Whiskey Sour strikes the perfect balance between sweet and sour. You can enjoy it neat, on the rocks, or even blended with ice for a slushy treat.

Whiskey Sour Ingredients

  • 2 oz bourbon whisky


  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • 1 oz Skinny Mixes Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Pecan Syrup


  • 1 egg white (optional, for a silky texture)


  • Ice cubes


  • Garnish: Luxardo cherry and lemon twist


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add the bourbon whisky, freshly squeezed lemon juice, Skinny Mixes Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Pecan Syrup, and egg white (if using) into the shaker.
  3. Shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill the ingredients and create a frothy texture.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice cubes.
  5. Garnish your Maple Bourbon Pecan Whisky Sour with a Luxardo cherry and a twist of lemon for an elegant touch.
  6. Give it a gentle stir to combine the flavours and enjoy!


Q: Can I make this cocktail without the egg white?

A: Absolutely! The egg white is optional and adds a silky texture to the cocktail. If you prefer not to use it, simply omit it from the recipe.

Q: Can I use a different type of whiskey for this cocktail?

A: Yes! While our recipe specifically calls for bourbon whisky, you can certainly experiment with different types of whiskey to create your own unique twist. The choice of whiskey will influence the flavour profile of the cocktail, so feel free to explore and find your favorite combination. Whether it's a smoky Islay Scotch or a smooth Irish whiskey, adapt the recipe to suit your personal taste preferences. Just keep in mind that the flavour may vary from the original recipe, but that's part of the fun of mixology – discovering new flavours and combinations. 

Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Pecan Syrup

Indulge in the rich taste of maple blended with the soothing taste of bourbon and divine pecans with Skinny Mixes' Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Pecan Syrup. This delightful syrup adds a touch of sweetness and a burst of flavor to your cocktails, without the unwanted sugar or calories. Elevate your whisky sour game with the irresistible notes of maple, bourbon, and pecans in every sip.

Ready to take your whisky sour to the next level? Visit Skinny Mixes and discover the incredible Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Pecan Syrup that will transform your cocktail experience. Your taste buds deserve this indulgence!

So, grab your favorite bourbon whisky, shake up our Maple Bourbon Pecan Whisky Sour, and savour the British twist in every sip. Cheers to a truly delightful cocktail experience!