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
ounces Bourbon or Rye whiskey
dashes Angostura bitters
ounces 2:1 rich simple syrup (or one sugar cube if preferred)
- 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.
- Add the whiskey and stir.
- Add ice cubes and stir again.
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