Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, bottle behind

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Root Beer Whiskey flip with an egg! A twist on a classic whiskey flip cocktail.



One of our daily activities as food bloggers is to look for new and fun ingredients that might make for some good blog posts. Recently we were checking out different whiskeys when we ran across Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Flavored Whiskey. The combination of whiskey and root beer sounded like a great combination, and when we contacted Uncle Bob’s Whiskey, they offered to send us a bottle to let us review and share our experience with our readers.



Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, bottle behind








We were admittedly excited, as root beer and whiskey are two of our favorite flavors, so getting a chance to combine the two sounded like a can’t miss proposition.  When we received our bottle we both had to sneak a sip right away and when we got the classic smell and taste of root beer, we really got excited about the possibilities!




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Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, whiskey bottle in background on wood

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Whiskey Flip

Uncle Bob’s is a flavored whiskey distilled and bottled in Mira Loma, California by Founders 49 Distilling and Whiskey House. Made by blending barrel aged whiskey with natural root beer flavors, Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Whiskey is a flavored whiskey in the same vein as the much more famous Fireball or Seagram’s Cherry.



The folks at Founder 49 did an excellent job of balancing the inherent sweetness of root beer and the bite of the whiskey into a nice combination that almost could be considered a root beer liqueur.



What Ingredients are Needed in the Root Beer Whiskey Flip?

  • Heavy Cream
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Egg
  • Root Beer Whiskey



Sweet with a nice boozy warmth from the whiskey, Uncle Bob’s tastes like an old fashioned root beer, rich with notes of vanilla and caramel sweetness that is cut with a hint of bitterness from the sarsaparilla and birch bark.  Unlike a lot of flavored whiskeys which can be unbalanced and overly sweet, Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Whiskey hits the mark on the balance between sweetness and booziness and delivers a classic root beer flavor that will appeal to lots of folks who are looking for something new to try.




Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, whiskey bottle in background on wood




Sometimes these flavored whiskeys are targeted at folks who are more interested in shots or wanting a sweet drink that will hide the alcohol, and while Uncle Bob’s would hit that target perfectly, we wanted to show a different side of Uncle Bob’s that shows it could be used in a cocktail that is in a more serious vein.






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We came up with this twist on a classic whiskey flip that takes the Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Whiskey and blends it into a drink that has hints of a classic root beer float and a classic creamy whiskey flip. If you want a winter flip, might we suggest our Holiday Ginger Flip?







Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, white bottle in background on wood




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Root Beer Whiskey Flip
Yield: 1

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A Root Beer Whiskey based flip cocktail.


  • 2 1/2 oz Uncle Bob's Root Beer Whiskey
  • crushed ice
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp heavy cream
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar


Put the whiskey, powdered sugar, cream and vanilla into a cocktail shaker and give it a stir to dissolve the powdered sugar.

Add egg and dry shake (no ice) to fully emulsify the egg.

Add in the crushed ice and shake well to create a foam.

Double strain into a coupe.


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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 274Total Fat: 8.1gSaturated Fat: 3.7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 177mgSodium: 66mgCarbohydrates: 3.4gFiber: 0gSugar: 3.1gProtein: 5.8g

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21 thoughts on “Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail

  1. Oooooh, I’m not too far from Mira Loma. Just up the 91 in Anaheim Hills. I’m going to have to pick up some of this stuff to make your delicious Root Beer Whiskey Flip and to try to it straight from the bottle. I love root beer and I love whiskey! It’s a win/win if you ask me!

    1. Hi Taylor, so sorry you had trouble finding the recipe. There is a convenient “Jump to Recipe” button right under the first picture that will take you right to the recipe. Thanks, and cheers!

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