Maker's Mark Old fashioned

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

Often cited as the original “cocktail,” the Old Fashioned today is one of the most-called-for “Classic” drinks. Sweet and strong, the Old Fashioned never really gets old as long as the recipe includes Maker’s Mark® Bourbon.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 parts Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
  • Splash of water
  • 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Orange slice
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. For Classic Old Fashioned: Dissolve or muddle sugar with a splash of water in an Old Fashioned glass.
  2. Fill glass ¾ full of ice.
  3. Add Maker’s Mark® Bourbon and bitters and stir.
  4. Garnish with orange slice and maraschino cherry.
  5. For Muddled Old Fashioned: Muddle sugar, bitters, orange, cherry and water in an Old Fashioned glass.
  6. Remove the orange rind and fill glass ¾ full of ice.
  7. Add Maker’s Mark® Bourbon and stir.

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