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Rum Old Fashioned

Recipe by Kyle Kinder of Tongue & Groove Drinkery in Fairhope, AL
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Amanda


  • 2 ounces John Emerald rum
  • 1 1/4 ounces Demerara Syrup simple syrup made with Turbinado sugar
  • 3 dashes Regan's Orange Bitters
  • 2 dashes Bitterman's Xocolatl Mole Bitters
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 sliver of orange peel
  • 2 brandied cherries Kyle makes his own, but Luxardo cherries would do in a pinch


  1. n a shaker, muddle the orange and the cherry.
  2. Add the syrup, bitters, rum and some ice and stir.
  3. Strain with a julep strainer into an old fashioned (heavy, short) glass with an ice cube. Garnish with the orange peel and a cherry.