What cocktails can I make with homemade sour mix that don't have tequila or whiskey?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a couple of cocktails that you can make with homemade sour mix that do not contain tequila or whiskey. These cocktails have a variety of base spirits such as vodka and cachaça. Would you like to know more about any of these options?
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Homemade sour mix

You asked: What cocktails can I make with homemade sour mix without tequila or whiskey?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Vodka Sour

The Vodka Sour is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades. It is a simple yet versatile drink...

Vodka (60ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Angostura Bitters (2 dashes), Egg (1 egg white)

Classic
5 ingredients
4.78 / 5

Gin Sour

Although popular in the 1940s, the Gin Sour actually predates Prohibition. It was featured in an 1898 book by Finley...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (3 dashes)

Classic
5 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Marmalade Sour

Seen at the 'Bodega' restaurant in Birmingham, UK, but also mentioned in the Difford’s Guide, this great cocktail mixes marmalade...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Cachaça (60ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Egg (1 egg white), Marmalade (2 teaspoons)

5 ingredients
4.38 / 5

Sour Apple Martini

The Sour Apple Martini is a vibrant twist on the classic Martini that delivers a harmonious blend of tart and...

Lime juice (15ml), Vodka (60ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Apple schnapps (20ml)

4 ingredients
4.22 / 5

Midori Sour

The Midori Sour is a vibrant and refreshingly sweet cocktail that combines the unique melon flavor of Midori liqueur with...

Lime juice (45ml), Melon liqueur (45ml), Sour Mix (60ml), Lemon-Lime soda (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.94 / 5

Red Vodka Sour

The Red Vodka Sour is a vibrant and tantalizing cocktail that presents a balance of sweet and tart flavors. It...

Vodka (45ml), Grenadine (15ml), Sour Mix (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.9 / 5

Sourz

The Sourz cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction designed to tantalize the taste buds with a mix of citrus...

Lemonade (Top up), Apple liqueur (60ml), Tropical Sourz (60ml), Raspberry liqueuer (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Pink Sourz

The Pink Sourz cocktail is a vibrant, fruity concoction that blends the clear, crisp bite of vodka with the sweet,...

Vodka (250ml), Cherry liqueur (250ml), Rose Wine (350ml)

3 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Sour Vodka

The Sour Vodka cocktail is a refreshing and zesty mix that combines the clean taste of vodka with the sweet...

Vodka (30ml), Ginger Ale (Top up), Raspberry schnapps (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.74 / 5

Jack's Sour

I worked a winter season in Ginger 'n' Gin, my boss told me and my colleague he wanted to have...

Orange liqueur (20ml), Lemon Juice (40ml), Tequila (40ml), Sugar Syrup (20ml), Raspberry (4), Egg (1 egg white), Grapefruit Bitters (Dash), Peach Bitters (Dash)

8 ingredients
3.74 / 5

FAQ's

We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is a sour mix?

Sour mix is a combination of lemon or lime juice and simple syrup. It’s commonly used in cocktails to add a tart, sweet flavor.

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How do I make homemade sour mix?

To make homemade sour mix, combine equal parts lemon or lime juice and simple syrup. Stir well and refrigerate. This mix adds a fresh taste to your cocktails.

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Can I use store-bought sour mix instead of homemade?

Yes, you can use store-bought sour mix, but homemade sour mix often has a fresher taste and no preservatives, making it a preferable option.

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What types of cocktails commonly use sour mix?

Cocktails like Whiskey Sours, Margarita Sours, and various Vodka and Gin Sours commonly use sour mix. It's a versatile ingredient for many drinks.

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Can sour mix be used in non-alcoholic drinks?

Absolutely! Sour mix can add a tart flavor to mocktails and other non-alcoholic beverages. Try it in lemonade or limeade for a refreshing twist.

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