Spice Up Your Whiskey With This Spiced Whiskey Sour Recipe

July 31, 2019
Credit: Cooking Light

Spiced Whiskey Sour

Five-spice powder turns the classic whiskey sour into something special.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword whiskey
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author D. Leecious


  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp five-spice powder
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 oz bourbon


  1. Combine water and sugar in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave at high for 20 seconds or until sugar dissolves. Stir in five-spice powder; cool to room temperature.

  2. Place sugar syrup, lemon juice, and bourbon in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake mixture for 10 seconds. Strain into 2 glasses filled with ice. Garnish each drink, if desired.


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