The Perfect Old Fashioned 2 ounces overproof rye or bourbon 1/2 ounce simple syrup 2 dashes Angostura bitters Orange twist Combine whiskey, simple syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice. Stir then strain into old fashioned glass with ice. Garnish with orange twist.
Summer is here which means you'll be making lots of ice tea, lemonade, and maybe a few cocktails! There are many ways to sweeten your favorite drinks but one of the best ways is using simple syrup. Simple syrup contains sugar and water that have been cooked together dissolving the sugar, so when you add it to your favorite drinks there is no clumping! It makes making sweet tea and pitchers of lemonade (and martinis) a snap. Follow along as eBay shares how to make a simple syrup.
2 oz. Tierras Organic Anejo Tequila ½ tsp. sugar 1 oz. sweet vermouth 2 orange slices 1 maraschino cherry Muddle oranges, cherry, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add tequila and sweet vermouth. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass. Source: ZENGO DC - Cosmopolitan.com