In a mixing glass, muddle the clove with a dash of bitters. Add 2oz. of the bourbon, 1/2 oz. maple syrup and another dash of bitters to the glass. Fill the glass with ice and stir to combine all the ingredients while chilling the mixture. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with large ice cube. express the oils from the orange zest by holding it over the glass and giving it a twist. Rub the zest around the rim of the glass and then drop it into the drink Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.
The Autumn Old Fashioned is a sophisticated and comforting cocktail that pays homage to the traditional Old Fashioned while infusing it with the cozy and warming flavors of fall. This drink is a perfect choice for those cool evenings when you want to savor the essence of autumn in a glass. With the rich depth of bourbon, the earthy sweetness of maple syrup, and the aromatic touch of cloves and orange, this concoction is a true celebration of the season.
The Autumn Old Fashioned is an exquisite, spirit-forward cocktail that encapsulates the warmth and richness of fall. Its blend of flavors and aromas makes it the perfect choice for sipping by the fire or enjoying with friends on a crisp evening. This drink is a testament to the charm of the autumn season, and each sip is like taking a stroll through a forest of golden leaves.