Grandpa Irv’s Coffee Old Fashioned

Fairgrounds founder Michael Schultz created this autumnal elixir as an homage to his grandfather. (Note the small dose of bitters in Grandpa Irv’s Coffee Old Fashioned means the drink is not 100% alcohol-free).

1 shot espresso
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
5 dashes walnut bitters
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: orange peel

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake to chill. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish.

Michael Schultz, Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea, Chicago

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