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Grand Old Fashioned

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Yield Makes 1 cocktail
Grand Old Fashioned will be the toast of your party. Serve this politicocktail during any election year.


  • 2 chopped strawberries
  • 1 (2-inch) orange rind strip
  • 2 teaspoons Demerara sugar
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • Seltzer water, chilled

How to Make It

  1. Muddle strawberries, orange rind strip, Demerara sugar, and Peychaud's bitters against sides of an old-fashioned glass. Fill with ice, and add bourbon; stir until blended. Top with a conservative splash of chilled seltzer water.