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Brandy Sour Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Brandy Sour, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Brandy, Lemon, Powdered Sugar, Lemon, or Cherry, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Brandy Sour Cocktail Description

The Brandy Sour falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Whiskey sour glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Brandy Sour transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 5 ingredients, featuring Brandy, Lemon, Powdered sugar, Lemon, Cherry, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Hot Chocolate #2, Colonial Rummer, Fireball #2 also offer a taste of this excellence.

Brandy Sour Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Brandy Sour, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 2 oz Brandy
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 slice Lemon
  • 1 Cherry
  • 59 ml Brandy
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 slice Lemon
  • 1 Cherry

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Brandy Sour Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Brandy Sour cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 2 oz Brandy, Juice of 1/2 Lemon, 1/2 tsp Powdered sugar, 1/2 slice Lemon, 1 Cherry. Once blended to perfection, pour into the whiskey sour glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Brandy Sour Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
454.0 0.0 113.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Brandy Sour are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Brandy Sour Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Brandy, Lemon, Powdered Sugar, Lemon, and Cherry.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Brandy Sour.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Brandy Sour cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Brandy 500 times 3.06%
Lemon 427 times 2.61%
Powdered Sugar 208 times 1.27%
Lemon 427 times 2.61%
Cherry 143 times 0.87%

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Brandy Sour FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Brandy Sour Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Brandy Sour.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Brandy Sour?
  • A: The ingredients include Brandy, Lemon, Powdered Sugar, Lemon, and Cherry, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Brandy Sour cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Whiskey sour glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 103 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 0.63% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Brandy Sour cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Brandy Sour is the perfect addition to any occasion.