Friday, January 16, 2015

Thinking of Drinking: Blood Orange Old Fashioned

Celebrate Friday with Blood Orange Old Fashioned from POV.  Cheers to the weekend!

2 oz. bourbon
.5 oz spiced simple syrup
Angostura bitters
Muddled blood orange

Stir. Then garnish with a blood orange peel and brandied cherry.

Spiced Simple Syrup 

2 cups sugar 
2 cups water
2 cinnamon sticks

Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves and then remove from heat. Add cinnamon sticks and cool. Store in a clear glass bottle or jar with a tight fitting lid in the refrigerator.

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