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Bourbon Old Fashioned

Bourbon Old Fashioned
The Bourbon Old Fashioned is the classic staple that has aged well through the years. This is the one cocktail that everyone should have in their alchemy notes. It's a quick, easy, and very tasty way of winding down from the week.
  • Cuisine: Bourbon
  • Prep Time: 5M
  • Cook Time: 0M
  • Total Time: 5M


  • Bourbon
  • Simple syrup
  • Bitters
  • Orange (peel)
  • Luxardo cherry
  • Large ice cube


  • Double jigger
  • Mixing spoon
  • Cocktail mixing glass
  • Zester or peeler




  • Pour 2oz of Bourbon into the Cocktail Mixing Glass and add 4-5 drops of the bitters.
  • Add a dab of Simple Syrup and stir.
  • Use the cocktail peeler to peel a neat strip from the orange while holding it over the glass. As it peels, the oils should express themselves onto the interior of the glass; adding a delicate citrus flavor.
  • Place the large ice cube into the glass and pour Bourbon mix from the mixing glass over the ice. Give the cocktail a stir to chill Bourbon mixture.
  • Twirl peeled orange strip and place on top of the ice cube.
  • Top with luxardo cherry and serve.


Suggested Situations

  • There is no wrong time to responsibility drink this

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