Taste the Tart and Refreshing Rum Sour Cocktail!

If you're looking for a classic, refreshing and delicious cocktail, look no further than the Sour. This easy-to-make 3 ingredient cocktail is sweet, tart and incredibly satisfying. Made with dark rum and fresh lemon , this timeless drink is perfect for any occasion.

The daiquiri is a close cousin of the Rum Sour and belongs to the family of sours. Sours are mixed drinks that contain a base liquor, citrus juice (usually lemon or lime) and a sweetener such as simple syrup or orgeat syrup. Depending on the recipe, egg whites may be added too for an extra bit of frothiness.

To make a Rum Sour you will need:
• 2 oz dark rum
• 1 oz fresh lemon juice
• ½ oz simple syrup
Add all ingredients to an ice-filled shaker tin, shake vigorously and strain into a chilled glass. If desired, you can also garnish with a slice of lemon or lime peel. Enjoy!

The Rum Sour is often confused with the Amaretto Sour because they look similar and have some overlapping ingredients. The only difference between them is that Amaretto Sours use amaretto instead of rum which gives it a nutty flavor.

Whether served up in a coupe glass or over crushed ice in Collins glass, the Rum Sour cocktail is sure to please your guests at any gathering or celebration. With its perfect balance of tart citrus and sweet rum flavors, it's no wonder why this timeless classic continues to be enjoyed arond the world!

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Is a Daiquiri a Rum Sour?

A daiquiri is a classic rum sour drink. Traditionally, it is made with rum, lime juice and simple syrup, resulting in a tart and refreshing cocktail. The daiquiri can also come in a variety of other flavors, including strawberry, mango or passion fruit. Additionally, some recipes call for the daiquiri to be blended with ice for a frozen version of the cocktail.

What Characteristics Define a Sour Cocktail?

A sour is a type of mixed drink that has a base liquor, citrus juice, and a sweetener. The base liquor can be any type of spirit, such as , , rum, , or . Lemon or lime juice is added in order to bring out the flavor of the spirit and to provide a tartness to counterbalance the sweetness from the sweetener. The sweetener can be simple syrup or an almond-flavored syrup called orgeat syrup. In some sours, egg whites are also added to create a frothy texture and add body to the drink. Sours are often served shaken with ice and strained into a glass.

Sours are popular drinks beause they combine both sweet and tart flavors in one drink. They are also versatile enough to accommodate various while still maintaining their signature sour taste.


The rum sour cocktail is a classic 3-ingredient drink that is both refreshing and delicious. It is composed of dark rum, fresh lemon juice, and a sweetener such as simple syrup or orgeat syrup. Some variations may include egg whites or amaretto for a nutty flavor. Whether you choose to make an original daiquiri or experiment with other flavors, the rum sour cocktail is sure to make any occasion a special one.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.