Old Fashioned Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 217 calories in one serving of Old Fashioned Cocktail (Difford's recipe).

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR bourbon with three ice cubes (dry to the touch well-frozen ice, not wet ice) in a glass. Add rye whiskey, sugar syrup, bitters and two more ice cubes. STIR some more and add another two ice cubes. And if you have room, add more ice before serving.

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Bourbon whiskey
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Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond
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Demerara sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
9 drop Bob's Abbotts Bitters

Comment:

The melting and stirring in of ice cubes is essential to the dilution, chilling and so the taste of this sublime classic.

Variant:

Old Fashioned (US muddled fruit version)

About:

For the full story behind the origins of the Old-Fashioned see our Old-Fashioned page.

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