Old Fashioned Format

Old Fashioned Format

www.theinspiredhome.com
INGREDIENTS

For the Old Fashioned:

  • 2 oz spirit
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • .5 oz syrup

For Honey Lavender Syrup:

  • 1 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh or dried lavender (or 1/2 if you like a more intensely floral flavor)

For Concord Grape Syrup:

  • 1 cup fresh, strained concord grape juice
  • 1 cup water
DIRECTIONS

For the Old Fashioned:

(1) Pour spirit, then bitters, then syrup into a rocks glass filled with one large cube. Stir for just five seconds, enjoy. 

For Honey Lavender Syrup:

(1) Bring honey and water to a simmer over medium high heat, stirring occasionally. Add lavender and let simmer for two minutes. 

(2) Remove from heat and cover. Let stand overnight, then strain through a fine mesh sieve and store in the fridge. 

For Concord Grape Syrup:

(1) Combine in a blender and blend on high speed just until sugar is fully dissolved. Store in the fridge.