There are classic cocktails that are deservedly so and this is one of them. Bourbon forward with a bit of citrus and some sweetening and it's thoroughly enjoyable.
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
Author Creative Culinary
2dashes Angostura bitters
Orange and lemon peel
1& 1/2 oz Bourbon or Rye whiskey
1Lemon SliceI like a bit of lemon but this is optional
Twist the orange and lemon peels over a cocktail shaker and drop into shaker. Add 2 dashes of bitters, 3/4 oz of simple syrup and ice. Stir well to mix all ingredients and pour into a lowball glass filled with ice.
Add 2 oz of whiskey and stir.
Garnish with fruit if desired.
Place sugar cube in Old Fashioned glass and saturate with bitters. Muddle with orange and lemon peels until sugar is dissolved; add a splash of water if necessary.