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Old Fashioned cocktail

Traditional bourbon old fashioned recipe

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Today, we are going to construct the best damn possible bourbon Old Fashioned recipe that stays true to the tradition of this cocktail.


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Ingredients

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1 splash of water
  • 1 Sugar cube (made here)
  • 3 dashes Angostora bitters
  • 1 slice lemon peel
  • 1 large ice cube
  • 1 Old Fashioned or Lowball glass

Instructions

  1. Add sugar cube to Old Fashioned glass
  2. Add bitters, directly on sugar cube
  3. Add splash of water
  4. Muddle ingredients
  5. Add bourbon
  6. Add ice cube
  7. Stir
  8. Lightly twist lemon peel over drink to add zest
  9. Garnish with same lemon peel

Keywords: bourbon old fashioned recipe