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Whiskey Sour

About the Recipe

The origins of the Whiskey Sour date back to the 19th century when sailors mixed whiskey with citrus juice as a way to prevent scurvy during long sea voyages. Over time, the cocktail evolved into the delightful libation we know today, gaining popularity as a timeless classic cherished by whiskey enthusiasts around the world.

Experience the timeless allure of the Whiskey Sour at Outpost, a cocktail that elegantly balances the boldness of whiskey with the tangy embrace of fresh citrus. Crafted with precision and care, this libation embodies the art of mixology, captivating your senses with each sip. Join us as we unveil the secrets to crafting the perfect Whiskey Sour and celebrate the seamless union of sweetness and citrus in this classic concoction.


- 50 ml whiskey (bourbon or rye)

- 30 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

- 15 ml simple syrup (adjust to taste)

- Lemon peel (for garnish)

- Ice cubes


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine 50 ml of whiskey with 30 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice.

  • Add 15 ml of simple syrup to the shaker, balancing the cocktail's sweetness to your liking.

  • Fill the shaker with ice cubes, ensuring the ideal chill for your Whiskey Sour.

  • Shake the ingredients vigorously until well-chilled, allowing the flavours to meld harmoniously.

  • Strain the Whiskey Sour into a chilled rocks glass, showcasing its golden hue.

  • Optionally, garnish with a lemon peel, adding a vibrant touch to the presentation.

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