ROSEMARY CITRUS OLD FASHIONED

This is a bright, herbal twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail recipe. It’s perfect to help lighten up any dark, cold winter night!

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Pendleton Midnight Whisky (or other dark whisky)
  • 1 oz rosemary syrup (see below)
  • 3-4 drops bitters (I use grapefruit but you could use any citrus bitters)
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

Instructions

  • Make the Rosemary Citrus Simple Syrup:
  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup water, 2 tablespoons sugar, 3-5 orange slices, a few sprigs of fresh rosemary.
  • Mix over medium heat until sugar has dissolved, which just takes a minute or so.
  • Remove from heat, strain liquid into a separate bowl, and cool to room temperature.
  • Stir whisky, 1 teaspoon rosemary citrus syrup, and bitters well in a shaker then pour over ice in a glass. Garnish with orange slices and a small sprig of rosemary.
Recipe Type: Cocktail

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