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How I Make an Old Fashioned | the ONE cocktail you must know

We’re going back to the original cocktail! In this video, I make an old fashioned. With numerous variations, every bartender’s old fashioned varies from the next. Here’s a recipe I love.

For more on the topic, I recommend the book THE OLD FASHIONED, by Robert Simonson. https://amzn.to/2VmB60v

Cheers!

TIME STAMPS

Intro: 0:00
The Booze:
1:59
The Recipe:
2:34
Sips & Sign Off:
4:36

THE RECIPE

2 oz. (60 ml) Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon
0.25 oz. (7.5 ml) rich Demerara syrup*
4 dashes Angostura bitters
1 small piece of orange
Orange and cocktail cherry for garnish

*RICH DEMERARA SYRUP RECIPE

In a small sauce pan, combine 2 parts Demerara sugar and 1 part water. Stir over heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.

THE TOOLS

My workhorse double jigger: https://amzn.to/3lmmKrK
My favorite mixing glass: https://amzn.to/3qoVgai
Bar spoon:
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Julep strainer:
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Peeler:
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Pitchfork ice pick:
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Ice tongs:
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Rubber bar mat (6″x12″):
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