Prep: 5 minutes.

Yield: 1 serving

Refining the Open-bar Staple.

Whiskey sours are prolific, yet simple cocktails. There are many different takes, each with wildly different ingredients and flavor profiles. This version stays true to the cocktail’s origins while also adding some unconventional complexity thanks to the use of our homemade rhubarb tincture. Leave the sour mix in your cabinet. You’ll thank us later.

Ingredients: Bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and rhubarb tincture.

Prep: 5 minutes.

Yield: 1 Serving

Rhubarb Whiskey Sour

Ingredients:
2 oz. Bourbon or rye
¾ oz. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice (About half a large lemon)
¾ oz. Simple syrup
8-10 Dashes of rhubarb tincture

Instructions:

  1. Build ingredients in a shaker full of ice.
  2. Shake vigorously.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist and enjoy.


Photo of Ted Kilgore
Created by:
Ted Kilgore

Make It Your Own’s in-house mixologist, Ted Kilgore, is a 17-year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, he is now proprietor and Beverage Director at Planter’s House in St. Louis.

Caution: Do not apply to open flame. Keep away from fire, heat and open flame. Contents may ignite or explode. Do not consume in excessive quantities. Not intended for consumption unless mixed with non-alcoholic beverage.