Sour Mix

Sour mix (also known as sweet and sour mix) is a mixer used in many cocktails. It is made from approximately equal parts lemon and/or lime juice and simple syrup and shaken vigorously with ice. This produces a pearly-white liquid with a pronounced flavor.

Sour mix can be mixed with liquor(s) to make a sour drink; most common are vodka sour (vodka) and whiskey sour (whiskey).

Pre-mixed versions are available, and are in use in many bars. These typically consist of a powder which must be rehydrated by adding water prior to use.

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Long Island Iced Tea
... vodka, gin, tequila, rum, and triple sec with 1½ parts sour mix and a splash of cola ... Close variants often replace the sour mix with lemon juice, replace the cola with actual iced tea, or add white crème de menthe however, most variants do not ... Outside the United States, this highball is often altered, due to the unpopularity of sour mix ...

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