How to Make a Old Fashioned


The original definition of a cocktail written in 1806 was “a potent concoction of spirits, bitters, water, and sugar.” This is the Old Fashioned, the original cocktail. Try subbing other spirits like rum, brandy, or an aged tequila in place of the whisky. The Old Fashioned is the perfect drink to begin experimenting.


Tools / Accessories


Glass style: Old fashioned glass

Jigger
 
 
Bar spoon
 
Knife
 
Cutting board
 

List of Ingredients


2 oz bourbon whisky

2 dashes bitters

1 teaspoon water

1 sugar cube

1 large ice cube

1 slice orange

1 maraschino cherry
 

Mixing Directions


Old Fashioned cocktail with cherry garnishAdd sugar cube to your old-fashioned glass.

Use a few dashes of Angostura bitters to douse the sugar cube.

Add a splash of water.

Cut a coin of orange peel and gently muddle into the mixture.

Add ice cube, bourbon.
 
Stir to combine.

Garnish with a cherry.

Cheers!

 
 

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