National Whiskey Sour Day | August 25
Fri Aug 25th

National Whiskey Sour Day


People from around the country celebrate National Whiskey Sour Day on August 25th.

A whiskey sour is a mixed drink made with whiskey (often bourbon), lemon juice, and sugar, and is traditionally garnished with half an orange and a maraschino cherry. Whiskey sours are shaken before being served either straight or over ice.

The Boston sour and the Ward 8 are two alternative whiskey sour alternatives to the traditional sour. A dash of egg white is added to the dish by the Boston sour. Both lemon and orange juices and grenadine syrup are added for sweetness to the Ward 8's Bourbon or rye whiskey base.

In an 1870 Wisconsin newspaper, the first mention of a whiskey sour was in an 1870 Wisconsin newspaper.

  • A bottle of whiskey will remain good for five years after opening
  • An unopened bottle of whiskey can be stored for over 100 years and will still be safe to drink
  • Both "Whisky" and "Whiskey" spellings are correct. Whisky is specific to Scotch Whisky, and Whiskey is Irish, while Whiskey is Irish
  • Conecuh Ridge Whiskey was Alabama's official state spirit in 2004
  • Jack Daniels went missing at the age of 6 and learned to make whiskey from a Lutheran minister, according to legend

How to celebrate national whiskey sour day on national whiskey sour day

Enjoy a whisky sour on this occasion. Invite a friend to join you. Don't be afraid to try a twist on the whiskey sour. While you enjoy your cocktail, take a look at whiskey's past, production, and export. We recommend: We recommend: We recommend:

  • The Golden Drame is a documentaries that are both English and Scotch. The Golden Drame is a documentaries that were published in both English and Scotch
  • Lew Bryson, Whiskey Master Class, Lew Bryson. Whiskey Master Class by Lew Bryson
  • Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch, and Irish Whiskey by Fred Minnick's Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch, and Irish Whiskey
  • Colin Spoelman and David Haskell's Dead Distillers by Colin Spoelman and David Haskell are among the Dead Distillers' distillers

(Remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive) (Remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive.) To post on social media, use the hashtag #NationalWhiskeySourDay.

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We were unable to find the maker or the source of this popular National Day within our investigation.

Whiskey FAQ

Q. What kind of glass do you use to serve a whiskey sour?

A. In a rocks glass, highball, or a stemmed glass, a whiskey sour can be served.

Q. Can I make a sour from other spirits?

A. Yes. Yes. To make sour cocktails, gin, rum, tequila, pisco, and brandy are all used.

Q. What's in a tequila sour?

A. Tequila, lemon and lime juice, simple syrup, bitters, and egg whites are among A. Tequila's options. Did you know that the margarita and Paloma also fell into the sour cocktails category?

Q. What whiskey holidays are on the calendar? To name a few, A. National Irish Coffee Day, International Whisk(e)y Day, National Bootlegger's Day, and National Bourbon Day are just a few of the many.