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Brandy Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe


  • 60mL Brandy
  • 2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • Sugar Cube
  • Orange
  • Maraschino Cherry


  1. Place the sugar cube into a double old fashioned glass
  2. Soak the cube with two dashes of bitters
  3. Muddle the sugar
  4. Add a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry
  5. Gently muddle again (see video below)
  6. Half fill your glass with ice
  7. Stir for 20-25 seconds before topping with ice
  8. Garnish with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry

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