Amazing Old Fashioned Week Cocktails

Old Fashioned Week returns again on the 5th November, so why not get creative and indulge with one of these delicious cocktails. They would make the perfect winter warmers to enjoy by the fire on cold November nights!

Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky Old Fashioned

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 60ml Cotswolds Distillery Single Malt Whisky |10ml Maple Syrup | 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters

Dissolve the whisky and maple syrup in a cocktail jar or glass. Add ice and stir continuously for dilution. Add the bitters, more ice and stir a few more times. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass, express orange peel around the glass. Garnish with the orange peel and serve.

Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky: RRP: £39 for 700 ml. ABV 46%.

Available from: SainsburysWaitroseMajesticThe Whisky Exchange and Cotswolds Distillery

Rampur Double Cask Indian Single Malt Whisky Golden Old Fashioned

60ml Rampur Double Cask Indian Single Malt Whisky | 10ml Cumin Anise Syrup | 1 x dash Ms. Better’s Bitters Black Pepper Cardamom Bitters  | Garnish: Dehydrated Orange Wheel, Maraschino Cherry and Star Anise

Cumin Anise Syrup Method:

Add ½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds, 2 pods of Star Anise, the peel of one orange, 200ml of Water and 200g Demerara Sugar to a saucepan. Gently bring to the boil, stir occasionally and simmer for 6-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 30 minutes. Strain into a clean jar to remove the spices and peels. Store in the fridge.

Golden Old Fashioned Method:

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass half filled with ice. Stir for 30 seconds, add more ice and stir again for 30-40 seconds. Strain into a glass over a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish.

Rampur Double Cask Single Malt Whisky: RRP: £60 for a 70cl bottle ABV 45%.

Available from: The Whisky Exchange and Master Of Malt

The Gladstone Axe Grand Old Man Old Fashioned

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50ml The Gladstone Axe Whisky | Sugar Syrup to taste | 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters | Orange Zest

Shake over ice, strain into a number and garnish with a slice of orange

RRP: £32. ABV: 41%. Available from Amazon: The Gladstone Axe American Oak and The Gladstone Axe The Black Axe 

Shanky’s Whip Irish Old Fashioned

25ml Aperol | 25ml Shanky’s Whip | Dash of Bitters | 25ml Bourbon | Garnish – Orange Peel & Maraschino Cherry

Mix all of the ingredients in a glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a twist of orange and a Maraschino Cherry

Shanky’s Whip Irish Whiskey Liqueur RRP: £24 for a 70cl bottle. ABV: 33%.

Available from Master of MaltAmazon and The Whisky Exchange

LAIBA Earls Old Fashioned

Earl Grey Tea Infused Single Malt Orange Whisky, Vanilla Salted Caramel, Scrappy’s Orange Bitters, Angostura Bitters
Add ice to a rocks glass, shake the cocktail well, stir to chill down further and garnish with a slice of orange peel.
RRP: £7.50 for a 90ml bottle. ABV: 26.3%
Available from LAIBA
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