Apricot Whiskey Sour Recipe: A Refreshing Twist on a Classic
Calories: 118kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
The Apricot Whiskey Sour is a refreshing and delightful twist on the classic whiskey sour, incorporating the sweetness of apricot liqueur and the freshness of mint. This cocktail offers a delicious complexity of flavors that perfectly balances the warmth of bourbon with the tanginess of lemon and the smooth texture of egg white. Here’s how to make this exquisite drink.


  • 45 ml Bourbon
  • 15 ml Apricot Liqueur
  • 15 ml Lemon Juice
  • 4-5 Mint Leaves
  • Egg White or Vegan Substitute


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine 45 ml of bourbon, 15 ml of apricot liqueur, 15 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice, 4-5 mint leaves, and egg white or its vegan substitute.
  • Dry Shake:
  • Dry shake the ingredients (without ice) vigorously. This helps to emulsify the egg white, creating a frothy and smooth texture.
  • Wet Shake:
  • Add ice to the shaker and shake again. This chills the mixture and further blends the flavors.
  • Double Strain:
  • Double strain the mixture into your favorite glass over ice. Double straining ensures a smooth drink by removing the mint leaves and any ice shards.
  • Garnish and Serve:
  • Garnish with a sprig of mint or a lemon twist for an extra touch of freshness and aroma.


The Apricot Whiskey Sour is a perfect cocktail for those who enjoy a complex mix of flavors. The sweetness of apricots, the freshness of mint, and the warmth of bourbon create a delightful combination that’s both refreshing and sophisticated. Perfect for any occasion, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests and become a new favorite. Cheers!

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 118kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 4g (1%)Protein: 0.2gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 49mg (1%)Fiber: 0.4g (2%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 368IU (7%)Vitamin C: 12mg (15%)Calcium: 12mg (1%)Iron: 0.2mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink