The “Old Fashioned” is the quintessential cocktail for gentlemen. Everyone generally uses the same ingredients, however, I claim my way as the best and my friends agree.
What you’ll need for an Old Fashioned
- 1.5 ounces of Bourbon or Rye
- 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters
- 1 Maraschino Cherry
- 1 Orange slice and peel
- Just under half ounce of Simple Syrup
My little twist is that I like to actually use the cherry as an ingredient of the drink, rather than just a garnish. Because of this, use a bit less simple syrup so the drink doesn’t come out too sweet. Also, I like to add a few drops of orange. Impress your friends, cheers.
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