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Old-Fashioned Cocktail


Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Photo used with permission from The Baddish Group.
This recipe comes to us courtesy of cookbook author Rick Rodgers and "The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Sixties Cookbook."

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail


  • 1 sugar cube
  • 2 or 3 dashes of aromatic bitters, such as Angostura
  • 2 1⁄2 ounces Four Roses Bourbon (limited edition small batch)
  • Soda water
  • Orange slice, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish
  • Lemon zest twist, for garnish


Put the sugar in an old-fashioned glass and moisten with the bitters. Crush them together with a muddler. Add the whiskey and fill the glass with ice. Stir well. If desired, fill the glass with soda water. Add the orange and cherry, and lemon twist, if using. Serve.

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