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The Old Fashioned has been considered an “old fashioned” cocktail for over a hundred years. It’s making a bit of a revival but isn’t a modern cocktail. However, it’s easy and tasty and worth having every now and again.

Old Fashioned

Recipe by JennCourse: cocktailDifficulty: easy


Prep time






  • 2 oz Bourbon

  • 1 Sugar Cube

  • 2 to 3 dashes Bitters

  • Garnish Ideas
  • Lemon Wedge / Twist

  • Orange Slice / Twist

  • Maraschino Cherry


  • Add the sugar cube and bitters to a glass.
  • Muddle to mix until sugar is disolved.
  • Add whisky & ice.
  • Stir well.
  • Garnish & Enjoy!


  • No sugar cubes? No problem. You can use simple syrup instead.

    Simple Syrup is so easy to make yourself. In a saucepan, combine equal parts sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat & allow to cool.

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