Whiskey Sour (no added sugar & low-calorie)

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Garnish:

Lemon slice

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
2/3 fl oz Sugar-free sweetener
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters (optional)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

To make Sugar-free sweetener:


Stir 2 cups of powdered Xylitol Sweetener into 1 cup of water in a pan over low heat. Allow to cool, bottle and store your sugar-free sweetener in a refrigerator. The XyloSweet brand of Xylitol Sweetener performs well.

Review:

This Whiskey Sour isn't very sour and those wanting a drier drink should consider reducing the sweetener to nearer 15ml (1/2oz).

Adding a couple of dashes aromatic bitters greatly contributes to the cocktail's flavour but this also adds trace amounts of sugar.

History:

Adapted from the classic serve by yours truly (Simon Difford) in January 2019.

A history of the Whiskey Sour cocktail can be found on our page.

Nutrition:

123 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.1 standard drinks
  • 13.33% alc./vol. (26.66° proof)
  • 14.7 grams of pure alcohol
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