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Best Bourbon Old Fashioned

Bourbon Old Fashioned

How bourbon drinkers make their old fashioned cocktails

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword bourbon cocktails, old fashioned
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 225 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 2.5 oz Bourbon
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • 2-3 dashes Peychaurd's Bitters
  • 1 Luxardo Cherry
  • Orange Peel


  1. Add Bourbon, Simple Syrup, and Bitters to a mixing glass; stir.

  2. Fill 3/4th of the mixing glass with ice. Stir until mixing glass is chilled.

  3. Add 1 large ice cube and cherry to an Old Fashioned glass. Twist orange peel inside the glass and rub the rim of the glass with peel.

  4. Strain Old Fashioned into the glass and stir to incorporate the cherry flavor and until glass is chilled.

  5. Ready to drink/serve.

Nutrition Facts
Bourbon Old Fashioned
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 225
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.