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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
5 mins
Serves
2

Shake
Makes two drinks

The classic Old Fashioned is a simple and easily customizable cocktail base: spirit, sugar, bitters, and a garnish. That’s it. For this take, we quickly infuse aged rum with fragrant island spices and orange to achieve a unique and warming cold-weather drink.

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  • Step 1

    THE PARTICULARS

    Muddle the ingredients in the bottom of the shaker until the sugar has mostly dissolved.

  • Step 2

    Add the cane sugar cubes and aromatic bitters to the shaker.

  • Step 3

    Add the aged rum, cloves, cinnamon, and orange zest to the shaker. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Let sit for 30 seconds.

  • Step 4

    Add ice to above the level of the liquid and stir for 10 seconds.

  • Step 5

    Strain the mixture into rocks glasses containing large cubes of ice and garnish with remaining cinnamon and orange zest.

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