Benton's Old Fashioned

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Ingredients

Bourbon whiskey
Maple syrup
Angostura or other aromatic bitters

Barware

Rocks glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 180 calories in one serving of Benton's Old Fashioned .

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

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Serve in a

Rocks glass

Garnish:

Orange twist

How to make:

STIR bourbon and maple syrup in base of mixing glass until syrup dissolves. Add bitters and ice and STIR again. Strain into ice-filled glass.

*To make the fat washed bourbon: Grill 4 slices of bacon to obtain 30ml/1oz of warm fat (originally Benton's bacon was used but any extra-smoky bacon will suffice) and pour this into a 70cl of bourbon (in a 75cl bottle). Leave to infuse at room temperature for a day before placing bottle in a freezer to solidify the fat. Then clarify the bourbon by straining into a clean bottle.

2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey (bacon fat washed)
14 fl oz Maple syrup
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

Even vegetarians like bacon and everybody likes Old Fashioneds.

About:

Created in 2008 by Don Lee at PDT (Please Don't Tell), , New York City, USA.

For a more detailed history of the Old-Fashioned cocktail, along with additional recipes, see our page.

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