RUM AND BEYOND

THE OLD FASHIONED

Breathe new life into this classic cocktail with a few fresh takes we’ve curated just for you using our favorite whiskeys and rums.

THE GRANDFATHER OF COCKTAILS

THE ONE THAT STARTED IT ALL

Before the development of advanced bartending techniques and recipes in the late nineteeth century, the Old Fashioned was one of the simplest and earliest cocktails. In 1862, Jerry Thomas wrote the first book for bartenders. In it, his version of the Old Fashioned, named the “Whiskey Cocktail,” used different types of liqueurs instead of sugar, spurring a similar trend amongst other bartenders. The reemerging classic version uses bourbon or rye mixed with simple syrup and bitters, served over ice in a lowball glass with an orange peel. Today, we’re mixing it up by using rum as a base spirit, bringing a whole new class of old fashioned cocktails to the forefront.

CREATE YOUR PERFECT OLD FASHIONED COCKTAIL

MAKE THE OLD FASHIONED NEW AGAIN

History doesn’t always need to repeat itself. Change up your Old Fashioned by stirring in some of the world’s finest rums, adding depth, spice and sweetness to this perennial favorite. Or stick with the standard whiskey and bourbon versions. Get started with some of the recipes below and order a bundle of spirits to mix and match. Put your own spin on the original, with the basics delivered right to your door.

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The Classic Old Fashioned

Whiskey takes the spotlight, as the supporting cast of simple syrup, bitters, and orange peel, give this timeless drink a citrusy aroma with a slightly sweet, simple but complex, showstopping finish.

The Classic Old Fashioned

  • 2 oz Angel’s Envy Rye or Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rum

The tropical flavors of coconut and cacao roll across the palate as dried apricot, sweet pineapple and baking spices linger, the finish is long and reminiscent of caramelized banana. Substitute sugar for ½ oz of Banana Liqueur and get a wonderfully layered old fashioned.

BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rum

  • 2 oz BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash Peychaud’s bitters

Santa Teresa 1796

Delightfully balanced with gentle Oak and caramel notes meet bitter chocolate, dried red fruit and all spice.

SANTA TERESA 1796

  • 2 oz SANTA TERESA 1796 rum
  • 1/4 oz Demerara syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • Garnish with an orange peel

PYRAT XO Reserve

Smooth and silky vanilla and honey notes start with candied orange hitting the mid palate all enveloped by toasted warm spices.

PYRAT XO Reserve

  • 2 oz PYRAT XO Reserve rum
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura aromatic bitters
  • 1 dash Peychaud’s bitters

TEELING Small Batch Irish Whiskey

A sip of nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger meets a tropical bouquet of banana and tangy pineapple with a finish of floral honey and earl grey tea. Coconut Syrup can be made the same as simple syrup by using Coconut Water.

TEELING Small Batch Irish Whiskey

  • 2 oz TEELING Small Batch Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 oz coconut syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura aromatic bitters
  • 1 dash Angostura orange bitters

ABERFELDY 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Bright notes of honey, that Aberfeldy is known for, combines with bright orange, vanilla, roasted cloves, allspice and torched cinnamon.

ABERFELDY 12 Year Schotch Whisky

  • 2 oz Aberfeldy 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura aromatic bitters
  • 1 dash Angostura orange bitters