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The Old Fashioned

Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail

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2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounce simple syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 large ice cube
Orange slice, for garnish
Maraschino cherry, for garnish


In a rocks glass, combine the bourbon, simple syrup and bitters. Add the ice cube and use a bar spoon to stir until the drink is well chilled, about 30 seconds. Garnish with the orange and cherry. Serve.

Photo: Ramona King

About the recipe

This cocktail is one of the classics and still one of our favorites.