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Old Fashioned
The Old Fashioned cocktail: Reconnect with a great classic that time has made forget.


For 1 person
6 cl Bourbon whiskey
1 sugar cube
2 dashes Angostura bitters

How to make

Technique: straight to the glass / Glass: old fashioned / Type: short drink (7cl) / Time: 3 mn
  1. Soak a sugar cube with Angostura bitters and insert it into the glass.

  2. Add a little water and dissolve the sugar using a bar spoon.

  3. Fill the glass halfway with ice.

  4. Add the bourbon.

  5. Insert half an orange slice and a brandied cherry.


The Old Fashioned Cocktail is a short drink made with bourbon, sugar and Angostura Bitters. Its origin is uncertain but the Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky in the United States is often mentioned as being the originator of this recipe. In 1862 the recipe for a "Whiskey Cocktail" was published in "Cocktails: How to mix drinks" by Jerry Thomas, very close to the Old Fashioned this recipe could be its ancestor.

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