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Old Fashioned Recipe

Prep time
   2 mins

The Old Fashioned, still going strong after almost 150 years is a traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice.


  • 2 tsp sugar syrup or 1 tsp granulated sugar

  • 1-2 dashes Angostura bitters

  • splash of water

  • 60ml Scotch whisky or bourbon

  • soda water (optional)

  • orange slice


    1. Put the sugar, bitters and water in a small tumbler.

    2. Mix until the sugar dissolves if using granulated.
    3. Fill your glass with ice and stir in the whisky. Add a splash of soda water if you like and mix. Garnish with the orange.
    4. Simple.

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