Old Fashioned Recipe on Food52


Old Fashioned

August 20, 2019
1 Rating
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

The Old Fashioned is not just a classic, it's delicious, and a great starter cocktail for the home bartender because, chances are, you already have all the ingredients. —Let's Drink About It

  • Makes 1
  • 2 ounces Bourbon or Rye whiskey
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • .25 ounces 2:1 rich simple syrup (or one sugar cube if preferred)
In This Recipe
  1. In an Old Fashioned glass, add the syrup, bitters and orange peel. Use a muddler to gently press the orange peel to release the citrus oils.
  2. Add the whiskey and stir.
  3. Add ice cubes and stir again.

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    1 Review

    Donna T. June 12, 2017
    Korbel Brandy for my Old Fashions.