Cocktail recipe for Whisky Sour Day on Thursday 25th of August

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Sagamore Sour for Whisky Sour Day

There are many ways to make a whisky sour because the result depends on the type of whisky: Scotch, Bourbon, Rye – Give rye a try with the following recipe…

Sagamore Sour


– 20ml Honey Syrup (equal parts honey and water).

– 60ml Sagamore Spirit Rye.

– 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice.

– Lemon for Garnish.


– Squeeze lemon into shaker.

– Pour in honey syrup and whiskey.

– Add ice and shake for 30 seconds. 

– Strain into a chilled glass.

– Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Click here for a recipe for a jam sour cocktail.

Sagamore Signature Rye is available from £49 at:

Master Of Malt, Native Spirits, Whisky Exchange




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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