Bourbon Old-Fashioned

71%

Spirit Score


5 votes total

Old-fashioned glass

Serve in a:

Old-fashioned glass

Ingredients

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3 Comments

The Spirit User: rjpease
rjpease
October 28, 2010
3:16 PM

This is probably my favorite cocktail on the planet, but i've never made it at home. Initially I was worried about the "muddling", but the teaspoon worked perfectly.

The Spirit User: vlemieux
vlemieux
December 1, 2010
2:36 PM

Simple and great cocktail. Try the same process with another of your favorite spirit, it will likely work as well.

@rjpease
Simple syrup can be used as well, making it a bit easier instead of sugar and water. I usually put just enough to cover the bottom of the glass.

The Spirit User: Bankshot
Bankshot
March 9, 2011
11:51 PM

Great cocktail. I prefer a small amount of simple syrup and no more than two dashes of bitters. Great cocktail to personalize too with all of the different types of bitters and bourbons/ryes they offer today. Also, i like a good twist of orange zest over the slice. Sometimes a slice can make it cloudy.