Old-Fashioned (Traditional)


2 oz Bernie's Brandy (or The Narrows Barrel-Aged Gin or NLD Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Whaleback Spiced Rum, Michigan Dogman Moonshine)

1 scant tsp sugar*

1 tsp water*

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

twist of lemon or orange

(*1/4 oz simple syrup can be used in place of sugar and water)


1. Muddle sugar, water, and bitters in the bottom of a rocks glass until sugar is dissolved. 2. Add ice then brandy or other NLD spirit. Stir.

3. Twist your lemon or lime peel above cocktail and then drop in.