Simple Old Fashioned

This is a simplified Old Fashioned recipe without the fruit. ┬áIt’s nothing fancy, but is quick to make if you want to switch it up from “only” Bourbon.

Simple Old FashionedIngredients

  • 2 ounces Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1 tsp sugar (or 1 sugar cube)
  • 1 splash water
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 1 dash Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6
  • Ice


  1. Add sugar to empty Old Fashioned or Rocks glass.
  2. Pour splash of water on sugar.
  3. Add both bitters to the glass and mix or muddle until sugar is completely dissolved in solution.
  4. Pour in the Bourbon.
  5. Fill with ice and stir.