Last Updated on June 8, 2023 by Leah Hall
This Spiced Old Fashioned is a great choice of cocktail for the winter!
A winter Old Fashioned cocktail had been on my mind for a while, but I wasn’t sure what flavors I wanted in it. When I think of winter flavors, there are baking spices, gingerbread, orange and more that stand out. The baking spices came to the forefront of my mind for this.
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We were teaching a cocktail class, and I have to give one of our clients the credit for this recipe! We were using the spiced simple syrup for this Spiced Gin Punch, and Mary used it as the base for an Old Fashioned of her own. I thought, GENIUS! And then, why haven’t I thought of this myself! Boom, the Spiced Old Fashioned was born! Thanks, Mary!
What Ingredients are Needed for the Spiced Old Fashioned?
- Spiced Simple Syrup
- Clove Bitters
That spiced simple syrup was infused with star anise, cinnamon and cloves. A great combo of baking spices, and we couldn’t wait to make this one at home! We also used clove bitters in this, which really brought out the spices in the simple syrup and in the bourbon.
This Spiced Old Fashioned is perfect for the wintertime, and makes for a great sipper by the fire! If you love baking spices like we do, we encourage you to try this one, and get the warm fuzzies from those warming baking spices!
A great easy and tasty cocktail, perfect for the holidays, or winter in general. Make this one ASAP!
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This Spiced Old Fashioned is a great winter cocktail full of spices and baking flavors.
Spiced Old Fashioned
- .50 ounce spiced simple syrup
- 2 drops clove bitters
- 2 ounces bourbon
- Combine simple syrup, bitters and bourbon in a glass with ice.
- Stir until syrup is dissolved.
- Garnish with more spices if desired.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 176Sodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 11.9g
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