Kevin and I have been experimenting with some classic cocktails that use bourbon as the main ingredient. We went with two types of bourbon: Bulleit and Knob Creek and made up some old-fashioneds. Here is the recipe we used:


1 piece of orange peel, 1-2 inches in diameter

1/2 oz simple syrup

3 dashes bitters

Muddle mixture well to express the orange oils. When finished, add a few cubes of ice. Then add your booze:

2 oz bourbon.

Run a spoon through the drink 2-3 times to mix all ingredients. Sip to experience the full flavor of bourbon with a hint of orangey sweetness.

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