What is fresh sour made of?

Sour mix is a combination of sugar, water, lemons, and limes.

How do you make a simple sour?

To make the sour mix, use 1 part simple syrup and 1 part lemon/lime juice. E.g. to make 1 oz sour mix, mix 1/2 oz simple syrup, and 1/2 oz lemon/lime juice. =)

What is a traditional sour?

While variations exist, the sour as we know it today is thought to have been codified around the same period as the Old Fashioned, during the mid-1800s. At its most basic, a sour is an umbrella term for a number of cocktails that include a spirit, lemon juice, sugar and water for dilution, usually in the form of ice.

How long does homemade sour mix last?

2 to 3 weeks
If you don’t want to spend the money on fresh-squeezed fruit juice (or you don’t have a neighbor with citrus trees), it’s totally okay to use the store-bought lemon and lime juice bottles. Homemade sweet and sour mix will last 2 to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.

How is whiskey sour made?


  1. Add bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white, if using, to a shaker and dry-shake for 30 seconds without ice.
  2. Add ice and shake again until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a coupe glass.
  4. Garnish with 3 or 4 drops of Angostura bitters.

What makes a lemon sour?

If you’ve ever taken a bite out of a lemon, you already know they pack some serious sour power. This is because they contain citric acid, which is a weak organic acid found in many fruits and vegetables. True to their name, citrus fruits have particularly high concentrations of citric acid.

How do you make milk sour?

​How to Make Sour Milk To make 1 cup (250 mL) sour milk for baking, use 1 tbsp (15 mL) vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 1 cup (250 mL). Stir and let stand for 5 minutes before using. This will give the right amount of acidity for the recipe.

How do I make a real whiskey sour?

How do you make a Scotch sour?


  1. 1.5 ounces Johnnie Walker Red Label scotch.
  2. .75 ounces fresh lemon juice.
  3. .5 ounces simple syrup*
  4. 1 dash grapefruit bitters.
  5. Lemon wheel or slice, for garnish.

What alcohol is in a lemon sour?

Additional information

Alcohol Pairing Bourbon, Vodka, Whiskey

What is a Japanese sour?

“Sour”(サワー) is a staple Izakaya cocktail in Japan, which, generally is mixed with distilled spirits (such as Japanese Shochu and Vodka), fizzy water, and fresh-squeezed fruit/ fruit syrup/ etc. In most cases, Japanese sour is dry, not so sweet as a sweet-sour cocktail.