The Old Fashion is believed to be the first drink to be labeled a “Cocktail”. The ﬁg and orange ﬂavors in this drink compliment the bourbon while the fig balsamic serves to deepen and round out the taste in this classic cocktail.
- 1 Dried Fig
- ½ Teaspoon Brown Sugar
- 1 ½ Ounces Bourbon
- ½ Ounce Pulp-Free Orange Juice
- 1 Teaspoon More Than Olives Fig Balsamic*
- Dash Orange Bitters
- Rosemary Sprig
- Orange Slice
Remove the ﬁg stem and cut the dried fig into quarters. Put the ﬁg pieces in the bottom of a cocktail, shaker and add the brown sugar. Muddle the two together until it becomes a paste.
Add the bourbon, orange juice, More Than Olives Fig Balsamic, orange bitters, and a small sprig of rosemary. Place the cover on the shaker and shake to mix the ingredients together.
Add ice cubes to the shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-ﬁlled highball glass. Garnish the side of the glass with a slice of fresh orange.
Serve immediately. Enjoy!
*You can substitute More Than Olives Traditional Aged Balsamic