We’re going back to the original cocktail! In this video, I make an old fashioned. With numerous variations, every bartender’s old fashioned varies from the next. Here’s a recipe I love.
For more on the topic, I recommend the book
THE OLD FASHIONED, by Robert Simonson.
The Booze: 1:59
The Recipe: 2:34
Sips & Sign Off: 4:36
2 oz. (60 ml) Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon
0.25 oz. (7.5 ml) rich Demerara syrup
4 dashes Angostura bitters
1 small piece of orange
Orange and cocktail cherry for garnish
RICH DEMERARA SYRUP RECIPE
In a small sauce pan, combine 2 parts Demerara sugar and 1 part water. Stir over heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.
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Co-produced with the lovely Azusa "Az" Inaba 🎥 🎨