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Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail


The original classic cocktail.

Prep Time
Cook Time
8 minutes for syrup
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1 cocktail
For the syrup
  • 1/2 cup Florida Crystals® Turbinado Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
For the cocktail
  • 2 ounces Rye bourbon
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 dash original bitters
  • 1 orange twist, for garnish
Make the simple syrup

Step 1

Combine Florida Crystals® Turbinado Cane Sugar and water in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.  Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Prepare the cocktail

Step 2

Fill a bar mixing glass with ice.  Combine rye, ½ oz. of Florida Crystals® Turbinado Cane Sugar Syrup, and bitters in the mixing glass with ice.

Step 3

Use a bar spoon to stir constantly for 20-30 seconds.

Step 4

Place a bar strainer over the top of the glass and strain the cocktail into a clean coupe or lowball glass.

Step 5

Garnish the cocktail with an orange twist.