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A bottle of homemade sour mix, with sliced limes at its base.
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5 from 1 vote

Homemade Sour Mix

If you’re looking to have some Boozy Fun with Fresh Citrus Fruits, this is the post for you. Liqueur making, homemade sour mix, & much more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Marie Porter




  • 1 ½ cups Water
  • 1 ½ cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup Freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Zest of the lemons and limes used optional.


  • Combine water, sugar, juices, and zest in a saucepan.
  • Heat to a low simmer, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat, cool.
  • If you used the zest, strain it out before bottling your sour mix.
  • Store unused syrup in the fridge for no more than 2 weeks.


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg