Old fashioned cocktail recipe | Waitrose

'Sophisticated, smooth yet surprisingly refreshing, the old fashioned is my choice for this New Year’s Eve. Perfect to make for small gatherings of friends serve with squares of very dark chocolate or ginger cake.'

Anne Jones, drinks expert, Waitrose wines, beers & spirits

Serves: 1


50ml Woodford Reserve Distillers Select Whisky
1 thick slice of orange peel
3 dashes Angostura
1 tsp Monin pure
cane sugar syrup
Cherry wrapped in orange peel, to garnish


Gently muddle together the orange peel, Angostura Bitters and sugar syrup. Pour into a rocks glass. Add cubed ice and the whisky. Garnish with a cherry wrapped in orange peel.