Coffee Old Fashioned

By DK Publishing From the book Craft Spirits
Coffee Old Fashioned from Craft Spirits

The Old Fashioned is one of the original American cocktails, dating backto the nineteenth century. Generations of cocktail lovers have made it their favourite. Some recipes call for whisky, brandy, or gin as the base, and these days the drink usually features bourbon. It is rewarding to create new versions while remaining true to the drink’s roots.


  • 45ml cold-brewed coffee
  • 50ml bourbon
  • 1 tbsp crème de cacao
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • grated white chocolate


1. Combine the bitters, syrup, crème decacao, and bourbon in a shaker.

2. Add iceand shake for 10 seconds.

3. Strain into anice-fi lled double old-fashioned glass, top with coffee and chocolate, and serve.

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