Clinton Kelly's Old Fashioned Cocktail
Classic Bourbon Cocktail
Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe: Serve this classic bourbon cocktail with a twist and finish with a maraschino cherry.
- 1 Sugar Cube (or 2 teaspoons Sugar)
- 1 tablespoon Water
- 2 dashes Bitters
- 2 1/2 ounces Bourbon
- 1 strip Orange Peel
- 1 Maraschino Cherry
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1 Sugar Cube (or 2 teaspoons Sugar)
1 tablespoon Water
2 dashes Bitters
2 1/2 ounces Bourbon
1 strip Orange Peel
1 Maraschino Cherry
In the bottom of a chilled old-fashioned glass, add the sugar cube and teaspoon of water. Using a wooden muddler, pulverize the sugar cube breaking up the crystals to create a syrup. Add 2 dashes bitters. Fill the glass with ice, add the bourbon, and stir well. To garnish, twist the orange peel over the glass and top with a cherry.
1. Brush the rim of the glass with an orange peel to add a hint of citrus.