Walnut Old Fashioned

black-walnut-old-fashionedThe Walnut Old Fashioned is an old favorite gussied up with the warm complexities of walnut liqueur. Multiply the proportions to fill an empty bottle for an ideal Thanksgiving host gift.

2 oz. bourbon (Swet uses Buffalo Trace)
¾ oz. walnut liqueur
4 dashes orange bitters
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: orange twist, brandied cherries

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass with fresh ice. Garnish with orange twist and brandied cherry. 

Johnny Swet, The Skylark, New York City