Grand Old Fashioned

Grand Old Fashioned Recipe
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Grand Old Fashioned will be the toast of your party. Serve this politicocktail during any election year.


Makes 1 cocktail

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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.