Coffee and bourbon are the perfect pair in this twist on a classic Old Fashioned cocktail.
I love a good riff on a classic cocktail. This coffee old fashioned is my go-to nightcap. I keep a pint jar of strong coffee in the fridge so it's always at the ready.
Makes 1 Coffee Old Fashioned cocktail.
Stir everything together with ice in a large glass or cocktail shaker.
Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a couple Luxardo maraschino cherries and/or an orange peel.
Tips on Coffee Old Fashioned
- Brew your coffee strong for use in this cocktail.
- Fresh juice is really important here. Don't use orange juice from a bottle or carton. Squeeze the fruit!
- Clementines make a great substitution for the orange in this recipe.
A coffee old fashioned pairs well with creamy, salty bacon wrapped dates.