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4.12 from 9 votes

Honey Bourbon Old Fashioned

Sweet and smooth, this Honey Bourbon Old Fashioned is a delicious twist on the classic old-fashioned cocktail and made for fireside sipping! 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 252kcal


  • 2 oz. high quality bourbon Elijah Craig or Woodford Reserve
  • ½ oz. Cointreau or a good quality Triple Sec
  • 1 spoon orange blossom honey
  • 3 dashes orange bitters I used Regan's


  • In a glass, mix the bourbon, Cointreau, orange blossom honey and bitters together with ice. 
  • Garnish with a candied orange slice or fresh orange slice. 


  • For this bourbon old fashioned, use a good quality bourbon. I like both Elijah Craig and Woodford Reserve. Jack Daniel's would also work, but I find it's a bit rougher for a cocktail such as this one. 
  • As for the orange liqueur, I used Cointreau, but any good quality Triple Sec works well. You could also use Grand Marnier, but the drink will have a bit more kick to it! 
  • This is a great cocktail to batch for parties. Just mix up the ingredients (sans ice) then measure into a glass with ice, stir and garnish! 


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 22g