In it's simplest form an Old Fashioned cocktail is bourbon mixed with a little simple syrup and bitters. But why waste time with simple syrup when you have a collection of delicious syrups to experiment with! In this particular recipe we have chosen the Root Beer syrup to create a whiskey drink with velvety vanilla notes, but it's very easy to swap our the Root Beer for another flavor to customize your Old Fashioned experience.
PREP: 5 MINS // YIELD: 1 COCKTAIL
| 2 oz Bourbon of Choice
| Dash Aromatic Bitters
| Orange peel
| Add syrup and bitters to rocks glass and stir until mixed
| Fill the glass with large ice cubes or one extra large old fashioned ice cube
| Add bourbon and gently stir
| Express the oil of the orange peel over the glass, then drop in
Portland Syrup brews exquisitely flavored lower-sugar mixers using whole botanical ingredients. Each 16 oz. bottle will make nearly a gallon of finished soda, or 16-32 cocktails, depending on your palate.
Ingredients: Water, cane sugar, brown sugar, Indian sarsaparilla root, molasses, star anise, clove, other whole spices, real vanilla extract (alcohol, whole bean extractives).