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Basil Hayden's Old Fashioned Cocktail


Basil Hayden's Old-fashioned Cocktail

Blood orange is used in Basil Hayden's Old-fashioned recipe.

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Shawn Thompson, the well-known Chicago-land mixologist has taken the classic Old Fashioned cocktail and upped the ante to perfect this drink using Basil Hayden's bourbon. The smooth yet spicy flavor profile of Basil Hayden's will complement the blood orange and cherry flavors in this drink perfectly, making this an excellent choice for sipping on a warm summer night.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. In a double rocks glass, muddle the cherry and blood orange in the sugar.
  2. Add bitters and Basil Hayden's and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Top with a splash of soda water and garnish with a slice of blood orange

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