Knob Creek Sweet & Smoky Old Fashioned Cover

The Old Fashioned is a classic bourbon whiskey cocktail. Today we share three must-try recipes that are sure to have you seeing smoke and smelling bacon. Bacon, need I say more? These recipes come to us from award winning chef, restaurateur and author, Michael Symon.

1) Sweet & Smoky Old Fashioned
Knob Creek Sweet & Smoky Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Parts Knob Creek® Smoked Maple Bourbon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Raw Sugar
  • 1/2 Part Madeira
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Curry Powder
  • 3 Dashes Chocolate Bitters
  • Candied Bacon for Garnish

Instructions

  • Add sugar, curry powder and chocolate bitters to a rocks glass and muddle.
  • Add all other ingredients, then add ice, stir and garnish with candied bacon.

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2) Mulled Old Fashioned
Knob Creek Mulled Old FashionedIngredients

  • 2 parts Knob Creek® Bourbon
  • 1/3 part Mulled Demerara Syrup
  • 4 dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • Orange Peel

Instructions

  • Add Bourbon, mulled Demerara Syrup and Bitters in a rocks glass with ice.
  • Stir and add an orange peel for garnish.

Mulled Demerara Syrup

Ingredients

  • 2 Teaspoons Mulling Spice
  • 2 Cups Water
  • Demerara Sugar

Instructions

  • Dissolve 2 tsp. of Mulling Spice in 2 cups of water.
  • Add Demerara Sugar and stir over heat until completely dissolved and set aside.

 

3) Roasted Old Fashioned
Knob Creek Roasted Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • 2 Parts Knob Creek® Single Barrel Reserve Bourbon
  • 1 Part Vanilla-Infused Sweet Vermouth*
  • 4 Dashes of Angostura® Bitters
  • 2 Dashes of Orange Bitters
  • Coffee Bean

Instructions

  • Add Bourbon, Vanilla-Infused Sweet
Vermouth, Angostura® Bitters and orange bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Stir mixture and strain into a Coupe glass.
  • Finish with freshly grated coffee bean as garnish.

Vanilla-Infused Sweet Vermouth

Ingredients

  • Fresh Vanilla Bean
  • 1 750ml Bottle of Sweet Vermouth

Instructions

  • Drop fresh vanilla bean into a bottle of Sweet Vermouth.
  • Set aside and let sit 24 hours.

Enjoy!

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