Drink Up, Buttercup No. 2 – Fig Whisky Sour

fig whisky sour recipe drink up buttercup 2Happy weekend! It’s no secret that my favorite beverage of all time is a well-made whisky sour. This past summer, I made a name for myself amongst my coworkers for unfailingly having a whisky sour every time we met up for happy hour. So imagine my joy when I stumbled up this recipe from Salt and Smoke Food¬†for a fig whisky sour. I’ll say that again: FIG. WHISKY SOUR. Two of my favorite things just got a mashup, and I couldn’t be happier. And how appropriate for mid-autumn, right??

Click below the jump to see the full recipe, and if you’re interested in creative food and cocktails, I definitely recommend stopping by Salt and Smoke. What are you drinking this weekend??

fig whisky sour recipe

Fig Whisky Sour from Salt and Smoke

You Will Need:

  • 3oz bourbon
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 2 lemons
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 2 limes
  • 1/3 cup simple syrup (directions at the end of the recipe)
  • 3 Black Jack figs (or others), stems removed
  • Ice cubes

How to make it:

  1. At the bottom of a cocktail shaker muddle the figs, pour in the bourbon. Add lemon juice, lime juice, and syrup. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and pour in the drink mix 2/3 full. Shake for 15 seconds and pour into glasses. Serve ice cold.
  2. To make simple syrup, bring 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar to a boil, and simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Chill before using. You can also put ingredients in a mason jar and screw on the lid and shake until the sugar is dissolved.
  • http://www.oh-sopretty.com Victoria | Oh So Pretty

    Ohhh I’m sure I know a lot of people who will enjoy this little thing :) Thank you for sharing!

    Happy weekend! xo

    • Amanda

      :) thanks so much! I’ve already gathered my ingredients to make one tonight. Happy weekend to you too!!

  • http://simplyakshara.blogspot.com Akshara Vivekananthan

    Seeing the top photo makes me really want to try this drink! looks refreshing and delightful! and it’s pink haha, so what’s better than that?! :)

    • Amanda

      Haha I know! I can’t wait to try it myself…I’ll let you know how it goes! Have a fantastic weekend :)

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  • http://www.yeoboblog.com Becka

    Oh my! I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited about a drink before. I will definitely be making this next weekend. I was brave and tried a pickleback this Friday.. it was surprisingly good.

    happy I found your lovely blog :)

    • Amanda

      I know what you mean! I saw this recipe and couldn’t wait to make it. Oooh what’s in a pickleback? I’m always on the lookout for the next great cocktail, so if you find any that are SPECTACULAR, let me know!

      THank you so much! you’re too sweet. I’m so thrilled to have you here :)

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