Sugar-Free Low-Calorie Whiskey Sour Cocktail Recipe

Whiskey Sour
Total Time: 5 min
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 0 min
Servings: 1

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)

112 calories
0g fat
2g carbs
0g protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving  
Calories 112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 0g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 32mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Whiskey Sours date back to the 1860s and were a common drink among sailors who drank spirits when water was in short supply. Lemons or limes were added to the drink to prevent scurvy, which was common among sailors, and water and sugar were added for taste. 

Today, you can buy a premade Whiskey Sour mix. The only problem with these powdered or bottled sour mixes is that they come with a whole lot of sugar. Fortunately, you can swap out the premade drinks and replace them with a delicious sugar-free and low-carb Whiskey Sour, made all on your own. 

Whiskey sours are traditionally made with bourbon, but any kind of blended whiskey will work. 


  • 1.5 ounces whiskey
  • 1.5 ounces lemon juice
  • 1.5 ounces water
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 1 wedge lemon, for garnish


  1. Put the ingredients in a cocktail shaker half-full of ice. Shake well.

  2. Strain into a glass (rocks glass, sour glass, martini glass, or whichever glass you prefer).

  3. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

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  1. Difford's Guide for Discerning Drinkers. History of sour cocktails. By Simon Difford. Odd Firm of Sin Ltd.: East Sussex, England: 2020