The Old-Fashioned

The Old-Fashioned

A classic cocktail that is extremely tasty and easy to make. It combines whiskey with bitters and sugar for a delicious whiskey cocktail.



Level: Easy

Serves: 1


  • ½ ounces, fluid Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Bitters
  • 2 ounces, fluid Whiskey Typically Rye Or Bourbon
  • Ice, To Fill Glasses
  • 1  Orange Peel
  • 1  Maraschino (Brandied) Cherry


Combine syrup and bitters in a mixing glass and stir to combine. Add whiskey, then ice. Stir. Strain into an old-fashioned glass or bucket with fresh ice.

Garnish with an orange peel and (if preferred) a maraschino cherry.

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