Channel the Jazz Age with a cocktail that mixes bold flavors and a classic base.
Bartender Carla Espinoza uses a simple syrup that's anything but — it's got maple syrup, chai tea, and mandarin oranges — to complement the notes of Old Forester's Signature 1920 Bourbon Whisky.
Watch the video and then stir up a glass of your own with the recipe below.
1920 Damn Old Fashioned
Yields 1 drink
2 ounces Old Forester Signature 1920 Bourbon Whisky
0.25 ounces maple chai mandarin simple syrup
3 dashes bitters
1 orange peel
Combine the whisky and simple syrup in a large mixing glass, then add ice.
Add the bitters and stir.
Strain the mixture over a large-format ice cube in a rocks glass. Squeeze the orange peel and rim the glass with it before adding to the cocktail.
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