Pomegranate Old Fashioned

 

From New-Fashioned Classic Cocktails Warm Winter Spirits

Winter-Cocktails-old-fashionedRecipe and photo by Alexis Abel

Serves: 1

1 slice orange
10–15 pomegranate seeds
1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
4 dashes orange bitters
4 dashes Angostura bitters
2 ounces bourbon
1–2 large or 3–4 small cubes of ice
Splash of club soda (optional)
Cinnamon stick
Freshly ground nutmeg (about 1/16 teaspoon)

Place orange slice, pomegranate seeds, dark brown sugar and bitters in the bottom of a rocks glass. With the back of a spoon or a muddler, muddle until all ingredients are blended. Add bourbon and ice. Stir briskly to chill. Add a splash of club soda, if desired. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and freshly ground nutmeg. Serve immediately.

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