Old fashioned

Old fashioned

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Prep: 5 mins


Makes 1

A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal191
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs7.2g
  • sugars7.2g
  • fibre0.2g
  • protein0.2g
  • salt0g
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  • 2 tsp sugar syrup or 1 tsp granulated sugar



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  • 1-2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • splash of water
  • 60ml Scotch whisky or bourbon



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  • soda water (optional)
  • orange slice



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  • maraschino cherry (optional)



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  1. Put the sugar, bitters and water in a small tumbler. Mix until the sugar dissolves if using granulated. Fill your glass with ice and stir in the whisky. Add a splash of soda water if you like and mix. Garnish with the orange and cherry.

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