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The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned


  • 2 oz Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters


Note: you can add ice to your mixing glass before or after adding ingredients. Pro’s will usually add ice afterward, but it doesn’t matter much.

  1. Add ice to a mixing glass or to the bottom part of your cocktail shaker.
  2. Add all ingredients.
  3. Stir with a bar spoon or regular spoon for 10 seconds in each direction.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass prepared with ice.