Milwaukee-Style Old Fashioned

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • Maraschino cherries, for garnish, plus 1 teaspoon cherry juice
  • 4 dashes orange bitters
  • 3 dashes regular bitters, such as Angostura
  • Lemon-lime soda, to top
  • Orange slices, for garnish
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
Directions
  • Fill an old-fashioned glass with ice. In a mason jar, combine the brandy, Simple Syrup, cherry juice, orange bitters and regular bitters. Shake very well to combine. Pour into the prepared glass and top with a splash of soda. Garnish with cherries and orange slices.

Simple Syrup:
  • Special equipment: a mason jar

  • Bring the sugar and 1 cup water to a simmer in a small saucepan; cook until the sugar is dissolved. Let cool. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

  • Yield: 1 cup


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