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Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

There are few cocktails more classic than the Old Fashioned and with good reason: this recipe is simple to make and so delicious when made right. For the full history of this storied cocktail, head here.

Now go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

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Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

There are few cocktails more classic than the Old Fashioned and with good reason: this recipe is simple to make and so delicious when made right.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 171 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Demerara sugar cube
  • 2 dashes ANGOSTURA orange bitters
  • 1 splash cold water
  • 2 ounces good-quality bourbon
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 cocktail cherry
  • 1 large strip of orange peel

Instructions
 

  • Make A Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail: Place a sugar cube in the bottom of a rocks glass, then add the bitters and water and break up the sugar with a muddler or the back of a bar spoon, and stir to mix well. 
    Add the bourbon or whiskey, cherry, and ice then stir with a bar spoon until the mixture is well combined, the glass is chilled, and the liquid is a touch cloudy. Express the orange peel over the glass, drop the orange peel into the glass, and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1drinkCalories: 171kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 0.3gFat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 64mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 134IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword Classic cocktail
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