Drink Recipe Ep 002

Writer’s Tears Old-Fashioned

For our episode on the classic writing advice “Show Don’t Tell”, we chose a classic cocktail and gave it a writerly twist.

  • 2.5oz bourbon or whiskey (we used Writer’s Tears Irish Whiskey)
  • 1.5 tsp brown sugar simple syrup
  • Dash angostura bitters
  • Orange peel
  • Luxardo cherry (for garnish)
  1. Mix syrup and bitters well in a rocks glass
  2. Add a large ice cube
  3. Add whiskey
  4. Stir well
  5. Spritz an orange peel over the top and drop peel into glass 
  6. Garnish with a luxardo cherry

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