2 tsp sugar syrup or 1 tsp granulated sugar
1-2 dashes of Angostura bitters
splash of water
60ml Scotch whisky or bourbon
soda water (optional)
maraschino cherry (optional)
Put the sugar, bitters, and water in a small tumbler. Mix until the sugar dissolves if using granulated. Fill your glass with ice and stir in the whisky. Add a splash of soda water if you like and mix. Garnish with orange and cherry.
A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve this old fashioned cocktail in a tumbler with plenty of ice