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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.

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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.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cocktail

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

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