Take The Road Less Traveled this season with a twist on a classic cocktail—the Holiday Ale Old Fashioned. This easy-to-make drink combines the boldness of whiskey or bourbon with the festive flair of Holiday Ale Syrup and a hint of orange bitters. Let’s dive into how it’s made:
2 oz Whiskey or Bourbon
3/4 oz Holiday Ale Syrup*
3-4 Dashes Orange Bitters
Orange peel, for garnish
Holiday Ale Syrup:
Combine 1 can of Holiday Ale, 1 cup of dark brown sugar, 2 cinnamon sticks, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, then simmer until reduced by half.
Cool completely before use.
Holiday Ale Old Fashioned:
In a mixing glass, combine 2 oz whiskey or bourbon with 3/4 oz Holiday Ale Syrup.
Add 3-4 dashes of orange bitters.
Fill the glass with ice, stir for 8-10 seconds.
Strain into a rocks glass with ice.
Express the oils from an orange peel over the drink and drop it in.