Kumquat Sour

2 Serves

Greet Thanksgiving guests with a tart and tangy bourbon cocktail. Candied kumquats add a festive garnish. Also Try:Rosemary Vodka Tonics


  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed sour orange juice, plus more for rimming glass

  • Granulated sugar, for rimming glass

  • Ice cubes

  • 4 ounces bourbon

  • 2 ounces kumquat syrup (from Candied Kumquats)

  • 5 or 6 Candied Kumquats halves


  1. Moisten the rim of two rocks glasses with sour orange juice. Place sanding sugar on a shallow dish and dip rim of each glass in sugar to coat; fill glasses with ice and set aside.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; add orange juice, bourbon, and kumquat syrup. Cover and shake until well combined. Strain into prepared glasses and garnish each with candied kumquats; serve.

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