Whiskey Sour Recipe

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 2 medium drinks 1x


This easy whiskey sour recipe is naturally sweet and takes mere minutes to make. Garnish with an orange slice or enjoy as is.



  • 3 tablespoons whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (1 lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (or honey or simple syrup)
  • 2 tablespoons water (more or less to taste)
  • Ice


  1. Juice the lemon. Mix the whiskey, lemon juice, maple syrup, and water.
  2. Stir or shake until the maple is dissolved. Serve over lots of ice. Adjust whiskey to taste.

  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: whiskey sour, whiskey sour recipe, how to make a whiskey sour