Apple Old Fashioned

Apple Old Fashioned

This twist on the classic old fashioned uses apple whiskey to make a totally enjoyable cocktail. Whether you are a new or experienced whiskey drinker, you will love this cocktail!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Autum Recipes, Cocktail, Dairy Free, Date Night, Easy Recipes, Game Day, Holiday Recipes, Old Fashioned, Quick Recipes, St. Patrick's Day Recipes, Valentines Day Recipe, Vegetarian recipes, Whiskey cocktail, Winter Recipes
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail


  • 2 ounces apple whiskey I used Aval Pota from McMenamins
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar or 1 sugar cube
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 5-10 dashes orange bitters I used Fee Brothers
  • 1 strip of orange zest
  • 2 cocktail cherries for garnish


  • In a lowball glass, place sugar or sugar cube. Douse with bitters to completely saturate. Add one thick strip of orange zest. Muddle together with a muddler or spoon for about a minute, until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Add apple whiskey, stir to combine, then add ice and garnish with cocktail cherries.
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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