King Cole: Cousin of the Old Fashioned
  • 2 oz Bourbon (I used Bulleit)
  • ¼ oz Fernet-Branca
  • ¼ oz simple syrup
  • Orange peel to garnish
  1. Pour all the liquid ingredients into an ice-laden mixing glass and stir until cold. Strain the cocktail into an old fashioned glass over fresh ice – don’t use the grody ice that you mixed the drink with.
  2. Cut a a piece of orange peel over the glass making sure the zest coats the top of the drink. Toss the peel in the glass or skewer it with a sharp object for show.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at