It’s easy to guess how the Old Fashioned got its name. It began as a simple mixture of spirits, bitters, water and sugar. Newer versions add cherries and oranges. Why not try it with Millstone, a modern Dutch rye whiskey, and enjoy it beside the River Queen’s fireplace on our Castles along the Rhine itinerary or make it at home!
- 5cl (1.69 fl oz) rye whiskey
- 1 dash of plain water
- 1 spoon of fine sugar
- 2 dashes of angostura bitters
- 1 lemon twist
- 1 cherry
- 1 orange slice
Place the water, sugar and bitters in an Old-Fashioned glass and mix. Add ice and rye. Stir well. Garnish with cherry and orange slice and lemon zest.