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Rudolph’s Vacation

Megan Dillon, Embers Ski Lodge
Sink into summer with a warm weather Old Fashioned.
5 from 1 vote
Course Cocktail
Servings 1 cocktail


  • Orange zest
  • 0.25 ounces blackberry/strawberry honey
  • 2 ounces Old Forester Bourbon
  • 2 to 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 strawberry
  • 1 blackberry


  • Muddle the orange zest in the bottom of a rocks glass with the blackberry/strawberry honey (Insider tip: muddle the zest skin side up to better release the oils of the citrus skin).
  • Stir the bourbon in a stirring glass with ice for 30 seconds.
  • Place a large bourbon cube on top of the muddled orange zest and honey and strain the bourbon over the cube.
  • Add 2 to 3 dashes of bitters
  • Express the orange zest over the cocktail, rub around the rim of the glass and discard.
  • Garnish with a blackberry-stuffed strawberry.
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