Old fashioned drink

Savour great whiskey in a classic spicy, sweet and aromatic old fashioned – or attempt one particular of 3 neat twists. Gentle stirring is essential so the drink isn’t going to dilute also rapidly

Nutrition and further information

Nutrition: Per serving


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Add half the whiskey and 2 ice cubes to a rocks glass. Stir. Add the sugar syrup, Angostura bitters and 2 much more ice cubes. Stir. Include the rest of the whiskey and 2 much more ice cubes. Stir.

Add two far more ice cubes, then pinch the citrus zest so the aromatic oils spray more than the drink, then drop it into the glass.

Rum old fashioned
The silky-sweet rums of Latin America are especially great for this – attempt the amber-coloured Ron Zacapa from Venezuela. Alternatively of Angostura bitters, try out using Angostura orange bitters, and garnish with an orange twist.

Tequila previous fashioned
Anejo tequila has plenty of vanilla and caramel notes that work really nicely in an outdated fashioned. For the sweetener, use agave syrup alternatively of sugar syrup, although agave syrup tends to be sweeter, so you could need slightly much less. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Smoky old fashioned
To include a hint of smoke, infuse your sugar syrup. Merely make a 2:1 sugar syrup and even though it’s nevertheless warm, put a Lapsang Souchong teabag in the syrup and depart to infuse for half-an-hour. Then make your previous fashioned as normal.