Tiki Bitters Whiskey Sour

If you love tropical drinks that make you feel like you are on vacation, you have to try this Tiki Bitters Whiskey Sour! A balance of whiskey, amaretto, orange liqueur, and fruit juice will bring you to the sunshine no matter where you are.

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Ingredients for a Tiki Bitters Whiskey Sour

  • rye whiskey (or your favorite whiskey)
  • pineapple juice
  • fresh lemon juice
  • amaretto
  • orange liqueur (I used Grand Marnier)
  • tiki bitters (I used Bittermens)
  • fruit for garnish
whiskey tiki bitters cocktail with an orange slice and a cherry

What Whiskey to Use

I used a rye whiskey in this cocktail because I like the bite in rye whiskey and I wanted to balance the sweetness of this drink. Rye whiskey is made with a rye mash which makes it dryer, more intense, and a little spicy. Bourbon whiskey is made with a corn mash so it tends to be sweeter. That being said, you can use any whiskey you like and this drink will be delicious.

What are Tiki Bitters?

Tiki bitters are a blend of spices to add an enhanced flavor to your tropical drinks. It has cinnamon, allspice, ginger, citrus peel, and cardamom to name a few ingredients. Tiki bitters will balance a typically sweet tropical drink without overwhelming it.

bittermens tiki bitters in front of tiki glasses

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Tiki Bitters Whiskey Sour

A Tiki Bitters Whiskey Sour has a balance of whiskey, amaretto, orange liqueur, and fruit juice that will make you feel like you are on vacation!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 295kcal
Author: EmilyFabulous

Equipment

  • cocktail shaker
  • measuring jigger
  • garnish stick or toothpick

Ingredients

  • 2 oz rye whiskey (or bourbon)
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ¼ oz amaretto
  • ¼ oz orange liqueur (I used Grand Marnier)
  • 1-2 droppers tiki bitters (I used Bittermens)
  • fruit for garnish (cherries, orange slice, pineapple, etc)

Instructions

  • Prepare a lowball glass with fresh ice and prepare a garnish stick with your choice of garnish. I used a cherry and a slice of orange.
    empty cocktail glass with an orange and cherry garnish
  • Place all of the liquid ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake for 20-30 seconds until nice and cold. Strain into the prepared glass and enjoy immediately. Cheers!
    whiskey tiki bitters cocktail

Notes

  • Nutrition facts do not include garnishes. 

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 12.1g | Calcium: 5mg

Any nutrition calculations are only estimates using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.

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