Old Fashioned Cocktail

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The Old Fashioned cocktail is one of the simplest and most delicious classic recipes.

2 oz. bourbon or rye whiskey
2 dashes Angostura bitters
¼ oz. rich simple syrup (2:1 or one sugar cube if preferred)
orange peel
Tools: muddler, barspoon
Glass: Old Fashioned

In a glass, add the syrup, bitters and orange peel. Use a muddler to gently press the orange peel to release the citrus oils. Add the whiskey and stir. Add ice cubes and stir again.