Author Notes: The heather notes of Johnnie Walker Red Label are a beautiful match for honey, while a twist of lemon brightens this twist on the classic Old Fashioned. For a subtlly floral-tinged cocktail, replace the orange bitters with a lavender variety. —Carey Jones
Food52 Review: This recipe is featured in the story How to Make Old Fashioneds That are Anything But, sponsored by Johnnie Walker. JOHNNIE WALKER RED LABEL Blended Scotch Whisky. 40% Alc/Vol. Imported by Diageo, Norwalk, CT. —The Editors
Makes: 1 cocktail
ounces Johnnie Walker Red Label scotch
teaspoon honey syrup*
dashes orange or lavender bitters
lemon twist, for garnish
- Combine ingredients in mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.
- *To make the honey syrup: Dissolve 1 part honey in 1 part hot water. Let cool before using.
- This recipe is a Community Pick!