In the second episode of Old Forester’s Cocktail Chronicles, Austin bartender Aisling Gammill shows us how to put a plummy twist on an old fashioned.
Follow her recipe below to re-create the drink for yourself.
Tchaikovsky Old Fashioned
Yields 1 drink
2 ounces of Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky
.5 ounce of plum cordial
2-3 dashes Abbott’s bitters
Start by toasting cloves under a glass.
Add the whisky, plum cordial, and bitters to a glass, along with ice to dilute, then stir.
Strain and pour the drink over one large-format ice cube in smoked glass.
Express lemon oil over the drink, and garnish with lemon peel and cloves.
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