How To Make The Best Old Fashioned Recipe
The Old Fashioned is one of the oldest cocktails, developed during the 19th century. Originally, an "old fashioned" cocktail was a standard cocktail created by combining spirits, bitters, water, and sugar. This recipe is simple and makes for a classic cocktail that can be enjoyed by many - don’t forget to add that garnish for a hint of citrus.
Although the Old Fashioned might be one of the oldest cocktails in existence, for millions it will always be linked to Don Draper and Mad Men.
Ingredients In The Best Old Fashioned Recipe
- 2 ½ oz Bourbon (or Rye Whiskey)
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 3 dash Angostura Bitters
- 1 each Lemon and orange twist
Old Fashioned Directions
- Combine first three ingredients in a rocks glass.
- Stir ingredients.
- Add ice.
- Garnish with a lemon and orange twist and enjoy.