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Old fashioned recipe

The best cocktail of all time
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: old fashioned
Servings: 1
Calories: 129kcal


  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar or 1 tsp simple syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 tsp water
  • 2 oz bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1 2" ice cube


  • Add sugar, bitters, and water to the glass and stir until sugar is dissolved.
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  • Add whiskey and give it a quick stir.
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  • Add ice cube. Stir until cold (25-30 stirs or about 30 seconds)
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Optional: For an extra smoky touch, flame a sprig of rosemary, an orange peel, or a cinnamon stick as garnish with a blow torch, then cover and allow to infuse for 30s-1 minute.


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.4g | Protein: 0.01g | Fat: 0.01g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 0.01mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 5.2g