Old Fashioned 101

    Slice the cherry top to bottom five times around pit and soak in the amaretto. Muddle the cider, sage, saffron, brown sugar, orange peels, and orange zest in a cocktail shaker. Add the bourbon and ice, and stir. Double- strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with the amaretto-soaked cherry.


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    • 1 ½ oz bourbon
    • ¾ oz orange curaçao
    • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
    • 1 oz fizz water
    • 2 orange wedges
    • 2 sweet or sour cherries

    Muddle the bitters, curaçao, one of the orange slices, and one of the cherries in a rocks glass. Remove the orange rind and add the bourbon, fizz water, and ice. Garnish with the remaining orange wedge and cherry.


    • 1 ½ oz Maker's Mark bourbon
    • ¾ oz Disaronno amaretto
    • 2 dashes peach bitters
    • 2 star anise pods

    Shake the liquid ingredients and one of the star anise pods with a reasonable amount of fury and double-strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and the remaining star anise pod.

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    Orchard Dew
    • 1 ½ oz Wild Turkey bourbon
    • ¾ oz Drambuie
    • 1 ½ oz apple cider
    • ½ oz lemon juice
    • 1 dash Whiskey Barrel Aged bitters

    Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.


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