This week the Darlings take a closer look at some of their favorite Budget vs. Splurge Bourbons. (Chris hates the word "splurge", so we are going to use it as much as possible.) The Darlings debate which price point is considered budget or splurge, and take a deep dive into the flavor profile of each of their picks! Listen to it here!
On this weeks episode, the Darlings dig into the history of the Old Fashioned and the best way to make them! Listen to it here. Drink with the Darlings below, find out how each Darling made their Old Fashioneds!
Traditional Old Fashioned
1 Demerara Sugar Cube
1 Dash Orange Bitters
In a shaker add sugar cube with warm water, crush stir to dissolve. Ad bitters, then Rye, then ice. Shake and strain.
Maple Sugar Old Fashioned
2oz Bourbon (High Proof)
1/2oz of Brown Sugar Simple Syrup (1part water/1part Brown Sugar - simmered on stove until sugar is dissolved)
3-4 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Orange Peels Twist
Add Simple Syrup to tumbler, add bitters, add bourbon and stir. Rim glass with Citrus Peel and add Cherry garnish.