Spiced Rum Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe
Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

How to make a Spiced Rum Old Fashioned

A variation of the Old Fashioned using Holland gin (Genever) was first mentioned in Jerry Thomas' Bartenders Guide: How to Mix Drinks in 1862. It wasn't mentioned with whiskey until 1880. It was apparently first created by a bartender in Louisville, Kentucky at The Pendennis Club.
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  • Place the sugar cube into your mixing glass
  • Add a dashes of each bitters
  • Lightly muddle the sugar
  • Add both rums
  • Fill your mixing glass with ice
  • Stir for 20-30 rotations
  • Strain over fresh ice
  • Garnish with a twist of orange
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