Sunset Sour

Main Spirit Whiskey - Bourbon
Difficulty Medium
Technique Shaken

The Sunset Sour uses the classic template of a Whiskey Sour, but with the addition of some Raspberries and Orange Juice, to create a a beautiful gradient cocktail, with the dehydrated orange garnish representing the sun over a cloud of foam.

“The fact that their friends had turned up was an overwhelming relief for Vanessa. It wasn’t that Juan (her faithful PA) wasn’t fun to hang with, but his time with the local ranger had lead to an ongoing commentary on the birds of upstate New York, which was seriously beginning to drive Vanessa to drink (a rather tasty Sunset Sour, if you please).”


  • 1.5 oz. 45ml Buffalo Trace Bourbon
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Simple Syrup
  • 6 6 Raspberries
  • 1 oz. 30ml Orange Juice
  • 1 1 Egg White
  • 4 dash 4 dash Orange Bitters
Display: oz. ml.




Muddle whiskey and raspberries in a shaker, before adding lemon juice, simple syrup, orange bitters, and egg white. Add ice to the shaker and shake. Double strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Slowly pour 1 oz of orange juice into the cocktail against one of the glass’ walls. Finally, add 2 dashes of orange bitters over the foam


Dehydrated Orange wheel

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