Old Fashioned

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I like to make these as essentially a built drink.  I stir it in a mixing glass without ice to combine the ingredients prior to pouring it over a large ice cube in an un-chilled single old fashioned.  Similar to scotch on the rocks.  Alternatively, I’ll make the drink in its serving glass and gently add a large ice cube after stirring.  Initially the flavors will be strong with very little dilution.  As you sip the cocktail and gently swirl it, the drink will chill and dilute as the flavors mellow.


Tequila Traditional al Cubo

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1 part Rémy Martin Cognac 1 part Zaya Aged Rum 1 part Añejo Tequila 2 dashes Angostura Bitters 2 dashes Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters 2 dashes Angostura Orange Bitters 1 part Tequila Old Fashioned Simple Syrup  Chill an old fashioned glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a…

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Cubed Old Fashioned

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1 part cognac 1 part aged rum 1 part aged bourbon 2 dashes Angostura Bitters 2 dashes Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters 2 dashes Angostura Orange Bitters 1 part Old Fashioned Simple Syrup  Chill an old fashioned glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir…

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Winter Old Fashioned

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This is based on the Cubed Old Fashioned.  I changed the syrup and the bitters.  This has a bigger cinnamon flavor than the original and is perfect for those cold winter’s nights, (which in San Antonio means anything under 50 degrees).  The syrup is made with brown sugar so it…

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