|2 fl oz||Bourbon whiskey|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Maple syrup|
|2 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
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A spirit-forward sipper that's rich and easy with bourbon smoothed and sweetened by maple syrup.
Based on either bourbon whiskey or well-aged rum.
I first encountered the bourbon-based Maple Old Fashioned in 2004 at Indigo Yard in Edinburgh, Scotland but in more recent years, rum seems to have taken over as the prefered spirit base to make a Maple Rum Old-Fashioned. Whichever spirit base you use, makes a delicious riff on the classic Old-Fashioned.