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The Old Fashioned Whiskey Cocktail

When all sorts of muddled fruits and saccharine cherries began to infiltrate the Old Fashioned, it became a sad reflection of its former self. Once a widely revered mixed drink, many purists started to ask for their Whiskey Cocktail, but made the 'old fashioned' way: spirit, sugar, bitters and water, just as the first cocktail was defined.

Glassware

Old fashioned

Garnish

Orange twist

Ingredients

60ml Knob Creek® Rye

10ml simple syrup

2 dashes of Angostura bitters

Method

Stir with ice and strain on fresh ice.