High Road Old Fashioned

Recipes

High Road Old Fashioned

Ingredients

2 oz. Hard Truth High Road Rye
2 Luxardo cherries, with syrup
3 dashes Cocoa bitters
Orange peel, to garnish

Directions

  1. Using a barspoon, individually scoop Luxardos with a spoonful each of their syrup into a rocks glass, and muddle.
  2. Add whiskey and bitters; stir gently to mix.
  3. Add ice, then rim glass with orange peel.
  4. Pick peel, place in glass to garnish, and serve.

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