Spiced Old Fashioned

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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1 orange slice, cut in half

Dash of ground cinnamon 

Dash of ground ginger  

Dash of ground nutmeg  

1 teaspoon superfine sugar 

2 dashes bitters, such as Angostura 

1 maraschino cherry 

2 ounces best-quality bourbon 

Splash soda water, optional 


  1. Place 1 orange piece on a cutting board and sprinkle with the cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Place the orange piece in the bottom of a rocks glass and add the sugar, bitters and cherry. Muddle until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the bourbon and fill the glass halfway with ice cubes. Stir until thoroughly chilled. Top with a splash of soda, if using, and the remaining piece of orange.