Bourbon Old Fashion

Old Fashioned

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

The Bourbon Old Fashion cocktail has been around for centuries and is still one of the most beloved cocktails today. Its sweet and savory taste, along with its simple ingredients, make it a staple in any bar. While most people may assume the Bourbon Old Fashion was an invention of our modern era, this classic drink actually originated in the 19th century! A combination of bourbon, sugar syrup, Angostura bitters and orange slice garnish, this delightful concoction was served alongside whiskey-based drinks like Sazerac and Manhattan. So next time you’re looking for a timeless treat that’s full of flavor yet easy to make, reach for the Bourbon Old Fashion!


  • 1.5 oz Bourbon
  • Couple dashes of bitters
  • Single orange peel slice
  • Garnish with Real Maraschino Cheery

Cocktail Preparation

First, rub the rim of your glass with the single orange peel slice. Add a single large sphere or a square ice cube, and pour in your bourbon. Add your dashes of bitter and single orange peel slice on the side of the glass. Stir and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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