Old Fashioned Recipe
Old Fashioned
Chef's Note

The Old-fashioned is a classic whiskey cocktail that has been served since around 1880 at the Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky and is (disputedly) the first drink referred to as a cocktail. It is the perfect ideal of what a cocktail should contain: a spirit, a sweet, a bitter, a sour and water. Typically, the Old-fashioned is made with bourbon, however you can experiment with other types of whiskey for an equally excellent drink. Have a light old-fashioned with Canadian whiskey or one that's more sour with a Tennessee whiskey. Club soda is often used to top off this drink, but this is not a traditional method.

Per glass

- 1 sugar cube
- 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
- 1 orange slice
- 3 oz bourbon

- 1 orange slice
- 1 maraschino cherry
  1. Place the sugar cube at the bottom of an old-fashioned glass.
  2. Saturate the cube with the bitters.
  3. Add one orange slice.
  4. Muddle these ingredients.
  5. Fill an old fashioned glass with ice cubes.
  6. Add the bourbon.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Garnish with a second orange slice and a marashino cherry.
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