The Gentleman Jack
Whiskey Sour Classic

Sponsored by Gentleman Jack

Meet the Winner

Congratulations to Ian McLaughlin on winning the 2019 Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic and a trip to Bar Convent Berlin!

Meet The Regional Winners

Competition & Prize

The first step to making a great Whiskey Sour is using Gentleman Jack, which has been double-mellowed for exceptional smoothness. The rest is up to you. And your version of the classic cocktail could take you to Berlin.

Join the competition by sharing your one-of-a-kind Whiskey Sour.

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Competition Regions

There will be 7 regional competitions with 7 bartenders. Winner from every region will advance to the finals in Tennessee, where they will compete for a trip to Bar Convent Berlin.


Joining Criteria

Sours are an important category of classic cocktails and the Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic is the perfect opportunity to showcase what makes them so essential.

You’ll be asked to explain and explore the origins of the sour at each stage of the competition. The process and intent behind your sour will be judged along with its taste and presentation.

You’ll also need to give the judges context highlighting how using Gentleman Jack influenced the decisions you made when creating your version of the Whiskey Sour.

Meet the Judges

Your entries will be judged by these three cocktail and spirits luminaries from across the country.

Spread the Word

Do you have any bartender friends with distinct and delicious takes on the Whiskey Sour?

Encourage them to submit their recipe to the Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic.