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Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Posted on: November 28, 2017, in Latest News, Umngazi Recipes

This quintessential drink can be made from tequila or whiskey, around since the mid 1800’s. The earliest version of this drink contained simply, water, sugar, bitters and booze. Now the drink has morphed and allowed its self to keep up with the times and still be as popular as it was in its inception.


  • 1 Sugar Cube
  • 3 Dashes of bitters
  • 2 Teaspoons water
  • 2 Strips of Lemon Zest
  • 1 Small Orange Wedge
  • 2 Maraschino Cherries
  • Ice
  • 2 Parts Bourbon
  • Club Soda
  • Cherry to Garnish


  1. Add the sugar cube, bitters, water, lemon zest, orange wedge and cherry to the bottom of the glass.
  2. Use a spoon to dissolve the sugar cube.
  3. Add ice to the glass, top up with bourbon and club soda. Stir everything together well.
  4. Top off with a cherry. (Serves 1)

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