Velvet Old Fashioned

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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon

Nutrition

There are approximately 214 calories in one serving of Velvet Old Fashioned.
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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR half of the Scotch with three ice cubes (dry to the touch frozen ice, not wet ice) in a glass. Add sherry, sugar syrup and Angostura and two more ice cubes. STIR some more and add another two ice cubes and the rest of the Scotch. STIR some more, and if you have room, add more ice.

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Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
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Pedro Ximénez sherry
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Demerara sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Comment:

The use of a good Pedro Ximénez sherry and achieving the correct level of dilution by repeated stirring is key to the success of this drink. With perfect dilution the sherry and whisky combine brilliantly.

About:

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