Whiskey Apricot Sour

Kitty O’Sheas at Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue) is a timeless classic enjoyed by visitors and locals alike for the past 30 years. The restaurant features delicious Irish fare and live entertainment and has Chicago’s largest selection of whiskey to choose from. One of their signature specials includes the Whiskey Apricot Ginger Sour. Here’s how to make the popular cocktail at home.


  • 2 oz. whiskey
  • 0.25 oz. Giffard’s Apricot Liquor 
  • 0.75 oz. lemon 
  • 1 oz. ginger syrup 


  1. Shake.
  2. Strain into rocks glass with a large ice cube.
  3. Garnish with a cherry​ and enjoy along side a carrot cake pop.