Old Fashioned Cocktail

Old Fashioned Cocktail

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"The earliest version of this cocktail was simply water, sugar, bitters, and booze. Over time, the water became ice, the booze became whiskey, and the drink became an old fashioned."
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5 m servings 155 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.8g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Muddle sugar cube, water, and bitters in an old fashioned glass for 1 minute. Pour in whiskey and stir for an additional minute. Squeeze the lemon twist over the glass and drop it in. Add ice cubes. Garnish with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry; serve with a swizzle stick.



I don't have sugar cubes, so I had to wing the amount of sugar to muddle with the bitters. I used Jack Daniel's, and this made my husband very happy! Thanks!

I love a good cocktail. Next to a well made Manhattan you can't beat this.

Try using orange bitters, a couple drops of maraschino cherry juice and one large ice cube to keep it from watering down... and it's perfect. My husband always requests me to make these my speci...

I tried this with Woodford Reserve Bourbon. I added a dash of Grand Marnier and a dash of sour mix. I loved it!