Spiced Old Fashioned
Spiced Old Fashioned gives a seasonal holiday twist to this classic cocktail with a homemade cinnamon thyme syrup. Perfect for celebrating.
cinnamon, cocktail, old fashioned, thyme
For the Cinnamon Thyme Syrup
For the Cocktail
bourbon or rye whiskey
cinnamon thyme syrup
dashes aromatic bitters*
Orange peel and cinnamon stick for garnish
Make the Cinnamon Thyme Syrup
In a small saucepan, combine the water and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is fully dissolved.
Remove from the heat, add in the cinnamon, thyme, and cardamom and allow it to steep for 30 minutes.
Transfer to an airtight bottle or jar and keep refrigerated between uses.
Make the Cocktail
Add bourbon or whiskey along with cinnamon thyme syrup, water, and aromatic bitters to a shaker and stir them gently with a spoon.
Pour into a rocks (or champagne) glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick, sprig of thyme, and orange peel if desired.
*If you have cardamom bitters those would be delicious as well.