A Fresh Take for Whiskey Sour Day

by Scott Wagner

Celebrate the Old School Cocktail, with a twist

The award-winning bartender Molly Wellmann of Japp’s in Cincinnati created a fresh take on the Whiskey Sour in honor of the cocktail’s namesake day. Her’s is called “Bob’s my Uncle Whiskey Sour.” To find out why, you’ll probably need to pay Japp’s a visit. 

Give her signature recipe a whirl and show us how it went by tagging @1792bourbon on Instagram

And, since it’s National Whiskey Sour Day today, why not compare Molly’s to our regular recipe here.

Now, on to the good stuff …

Bob’s my Uncle Whiskey Sour


  • 1.5 Oz 1792 Full Proof 
  • .5 Oz fresh lemon juice
  • .5 Oz vanilla syrup
  • 2oz. lager beer 


  • Add all ingredients to a shaker. 
  • Add ice and shake ( make sure to hold the lid on tight).
  • Strain over crushed ice. Garnish with a cherry and an orange peel.

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