The correct way to make an “old fashioned”


It’s hard to imagine a drink more befitting for a modern gent. The “old fashioned” is not only smooth, but also sweet and when made properly it deserves your attention.

Place a sugar cube in a glass and add a dash of angostura bitters.
Place a sugar cube in a short glass and add a few dashes of angostura bitters to soak.

Muddle until dissolved.
Use a muddler to press down on the sugar cube and dissolve it in the angostura bitters.

Fill the glass with ice cubes.

Pour in Bourbon.
Using a jigger, measure 50ml Bourbon and pour into an Old Fashioned glass.

Garnish with a cherry and orange slice.
Using a chopping board cut a slice of orange with a sharp knife and place on top of drink with one cherry to garnish.

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