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Fireman’s Sour Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Fireman’s 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 Light Rum, Lime Juice, Grenadine, Club Soda, Orange, or Maraschino 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

Fireman’s Sour Cocktail Description

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

Discover the allure of Fireman’s Sour, a blend that harmoniously combines 6 ingredients including Light rum, Lime juice, Grenadine, Club soda, Orange, Maraschino cherry. It’s a cocktail that embodies both complexity and balance, inviting connoisseurs and novices alike to explore its depths. Similar cocktails, such as Ario Bomb, The Pink Drink, Addison Special, await your discovery.

Fireman’s Sour Ingredients

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

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Light rum
  • 1 1/2 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Grenadine
  • 2 oz Club soda
  • 1 Orange slice
  • 1 Maraschino cherry
  • 1.63 dl Light rum
  • 1.63 dl Lime juice
  • 15 ml Grenadine
  • 59 ml Club soda
  • 1 Orange slice
  • 1 Maraschino cherry

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

How to Make a Fireman’s Sour Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Fireman’s 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: 1 1/2 oz Light rum, 1 1/2 oz Lime juice, 1/2 oz Grenadine, 2 oz Club soda, 1 Orange slice, 1 Maraschino cherry. Once blended to perfection, pour into the highball glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Fireman’s Sour Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
600.0 0.0 150.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Fireman’s 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 Fireman’s Sour Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Light Rum, Lime Juice, Grenadine, Club Soda, Orange, and Maraschino Cherry.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Fireman’s Sour.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Fireman’s 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
Light Rum 554 times 3.39%
Lime Juice 1003 times 6.13%
Grenadine 582 times 3.56%
Club Soda 287 times 1.76%
Orange 228 times 1.39%
Maraschino Cherry 138 times 0.84%

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Fireman’s Sour FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Fireman’s Sour Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Fireman’s Sour.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Fireman’s Sour?
  • A: The ingredients include Light Rum, Lime Juice, Grenadine, Club Soda, Orange, and Maraschino Cherry, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Fireman’s Sour cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Highball glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 940 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 5.75% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Fireman’s 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 Fireman’s Sour is the perfect addition to any occasion.