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Apple Ginger Whiskey Sour

The classic whiskey sour drink is changed up for the holidays to include apple cider and ginger.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 174 kcal


  • 2 oz. bourbon or whiskey
  • 2 oz. apple cider
  • 1 oz. ginger simple syrup*
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • ice

For the Ginger Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ¼ cups Erysweet*
  • 2 inch piece of ginger peeled



  • Add bourbon, apple cider, ginger simple syrup and lemon juice to a shaker glass.
    2 oz. bourbon or whiskey, 2 oz. apple cider, 1 oz. ginger simple syrup*, 1 oz. lemon juice
  • Fill a glass with ice.
  • Shake bourbon mixture and pour over ice. Garnish with an thinly slice piece of apple if desired.

Ginger Simple Syrup:

  • Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Remove from the heat and add Erysweet, stirring until it dissolves. Place the piece of ginger in a container with a lid. Pour the sweetened water on top, cover and let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate overnight. Discard ginger and use within 2 weeks.
    1 cup water, 1 ¼ cups Erysweet*, 2 inch piece of ginger


*If you cannot buy Erysweet, replace with sugar or a sugar alternative. You'll want equal parts water and sweetener.


Serving: 1cocktailCalories: 174kcalCarbohydrates: 238gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 17mgPotassium: 146mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg

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