Old Fashioned (Late 20th Century)

2 oz Bourbon, Maker's Mark
1   Brandied cherry (muddled)
1 twst Orange peel (muddled)
1 cube Sugar (muddled)
3 ds Bitters, Angostura
2 ds Orange bitters, Fee Brothers Orange
2 oz Soda water
Instructions
In an old fashioned glass, place in cherry, orange twist and sugar cube. Top with bitters, and muddle. Fill glass with ice and add bourbon. Top with soda water.
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3 Comments

Curated name from "Perfect

Curated name from "Perfect Old Fashioned" because of the well-established conflicting meaning of the word Perfect in cocktail titles. This recipe is similar to how Old Fashioned were made in my youth. I also reordered the ingredient to help them be consistent with the Kindred Cocktails style.

This is well known in the

This is well known in the Midwest as the Wisconsin Old Fashioned except use Korbel Brandy.

A few years ago we had a

A few years ago we had a group from Wisconsin ask for "Korbel Old-Fashioneds Sour"; I had no idea what they meant but turns out this is exactly what they wanted. First time I had ever heard them called this.