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Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Old-Fashioned Cocktail


  • Author: Lindsey Bell
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink
  • Category: Cocktails

Description

Original name: whiskey cocktail, which became old-fashioned whiskey cocktail, and then just old-fashioned.


Ingredients

  • 1 sugar cube (or 1 bar spoon simple syrup)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitter
  • 2 ounces rye or bourbon
  • Orange twist

Instructions

  1. Muddle the sugar cube and bitters with one bar spoon of water at the bottom of a chilled rocks glass. (If using simple syrup, combine bitters and one bar spoon of syrup.) Add rye or bourbon. Stir.
  2. Add one large ice cube, or three or four smaller cubes. Stir until chilled and properly diluted, about 30 seconds. Slip orange twist on the side of the cube.