If you love easy cocktails, then you will surely love this blended Apple Whiskey Sour made with apple juice, bourbon whiskey, lemon, and simple syrup!
Since fall is basically here already or just around the corner depending on where you live, I can never have enough apple flavored delights this time of year. From dessert and breakfast to drink and dessert, apple is one of my go to fall flavors! Now I’m turing the classic whiskey sour into an appl whiskey sour that’s so good you’ll want to drink it all year long!
APPLE WHISKEY SOUR
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Funny story. I like to use fancy square ice cubes when I photograph drinks. Don’t ask me why, but I cringe when I see other bloggers use the ice cubes that are made in your freezer. I wanted to describe their shape, but I’m at a loss for words. Would you describe them as those sort of rounded, sort of rectangle ice cubes? I’m sure you know exactly what I’m talking about. Anyway, I have no idea why I’m so against them, but I’m just overly particular about things that really don’t matter, I guess. Anyway, I always keep two different sizes of perfect ice cubes, in an actual cube shape, ready in silicon trays in the freezer. I went to make this mouth watering apple whiskey sour today and low and behold, my precious ice cubes are gone! Turns out my kids thought it would be fun to use my ice cube trays to make their own homemade version of popsicles. So what do I do? Well, instead of using the ample ice my freezer made, I decided this drink would be stupendous blended. I was right!
I’m not a huge fan of whiskey. My husband can drink it like water, but just the smell of it is hard for me to take. That is, of course, unless it’s made into some kind of whiskey sour. No matter what flavors you love, the base of this drink is always the same – bourbon whiskey, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup. From there, go crazy. Add whatever juice you want and BAM! You have an extra special whiskey sour cocktail. So, go ahead and make this super easy cocktail! You will love it!!!
Want more easy cocktail recipes?
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- Bourbon Cherry Smash
- Amaretto Sour
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- Homemade Sweet & Sour Mix
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Tools used to make this Apple Whiskey Sour recipe
Jigger: Every home bartender should have a jigger for measuring their cocktail ingredients. This one has a no-slip grip and is marked with increment measuring lines so you can make the perfect cocktail every time.
Blender: I love this blender! I use it to make everything from smoothies to soups. It can handle anything I throw at it and the puree comes out smooth.
Medium Saucepan: I don’t what I’d do without this saucepan. It gets used in my kitchen every day. The glass lid even has strainer sides so I need a colander for pasta!
Apple Whiskey Sour
- 3 ounces bourbon whiskey chilled
- 3 ounces apple cider chilled
- 1 ounce simple syrup* chilled
- 1 ounce lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until well mixed. Serve and enjoy!
* Simple syrup is a mixture of half sugar and half water that's been heated just enough to dissolve the sugar. The mixture is cooled before using in cocktails and can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several weeks.
Do you love whiskey sours? Well, you’d better check out this Strawberry Lemonade Whiskey Sour, perfect for summer!
And as the winter holidays approach, you’ll love this Pomegranate Whiskey Sour.
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