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The Perfect Whiskey Sour Recipe

The American Woman Whiskey is an ideal choice for a standout Whiskey Sour, a classic cocktail beloved for its harmonious blend of sour and sweet notes.

The Whiskey Sour is a classic cocktail with a long history that goes back to the 19th century. Its popularity has remained strong over the years, attracting both connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. The cocktail’s unique flavor profile, which blends sour and sweet notes with the distinct taste of whiskey, is what makes it so appealing.

One bourbon whiskey that offers an exciting twist on this classic drink is American Woman 92 Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This bourbon stands out thanks to its rich corn mash bill and aging process in 100-year-old forest oak barrels. The smaller 30-gallon barrels used for aging give the whiskey an intense and robust flavor that makes it a perfect choice for a Whiskey Sour that truly stands out.

Whiskey Sour Cocktail

Classic Whiskey Sour Recipe


  • 2 oz American Woman 92 Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon Slice and Maraschino Cherry for Garnish


  1. Combine Ingredients: In a shaker, combine 2 ounces of American Woman 92 Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 3/4 ounce of fresh lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup. The whiskey’s robust flavor, enhanced by its aging process, adds depth to the cocktail.
  2. Shake: Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This not only chills the drink but also ensures a harmonious blend of the whiskey with the sour and sweet components.
  3. Strain and Serve: Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice. The smooth, rich blend of the bourbon with the lemon and syrup creates a refreshing and balanced cocktail.
  4. Garnish: Garnish with a slice of lemon and a maraschino cherry. The garnish adds a touch of elegance and a hint of additional flavor.
The Perfect Whiskey Sour Recipe

Garnishes and Presentation

The garnish and presentation of a Whiskey Sour play a significant role in enhancing the overall experience. For a Whiskey Sour made with American Woman 92 Proof, consider the following:

  • Lemon Twist: A twist of lemon not only looks elegant but also releases essential oils, adding a fresh aroma that complements the whiskey’s rich profile.
  • Maraschino Cherry: This classic garnish adds a touch of sweetness and color, providing a visual and flavorful contrast to the drink.
  • Glassware: Serving in a rocks glass showcases the cocktail’s color and allows for an easy sip, enhancing the enjoyment of the whiskey’s complex flavors.

Experience the timeless appeal and enduring versatility of whiskey with the American Woman 92 Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Elevate the classic Whiskey Sour to new heights with its unique aging process and robust flavor profile. Whether you’re a seasoned cocktail enthusiast or new to the world of whiskey, embrace the journey of cocktail crafting and discover the rich flavors that American Woman 92 Proof brings to your glass.