Strategic Hospitality beverage director Matthew Tocco says he's noticed guests are less apt to order a cocktail if it has rum or brandy as a base, so he paired this drink at Nashville’s Pinewood Social with bourbon to make it more appealing to those drinkers.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “So You Love a Whiskey Old Fashioned. How About the Rise of the Rum Old Fashioned?”
- 1 ounce Old Forester Signature bourbon
- 1 ounce Brugal añejo rum
- 1/2 ounce Arehucas Ron Miel Guanche rum
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp demerara sugar
- 1 dash Peychaud’s bitters
- 1 dash Angostura bitters
- Garnish: orange twist
Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice, and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
Garnish with an expressed orange twist.