This Cozy Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Will Keep You Warm All Winter Long

This recipe showcases some of our favorite flavors of the season: Turkish coffee, orange bitters, and dark spirits.

Coffee old fashioned being poured into a glass.
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Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail

When you're in the mood for a bona fide classic, you know you can always turn to an Old Fashioned. This timeless masterpiece of mixology is an extremely simple three ingredient blend (sugar + bitters + liquor), which makes it a great contender for recipe variations. This twist on a classic is framed with strong coffee, and is served traditionally over a perfect cube of ice with an expression of orange oils. Boozy, smooth, and sophisticated, the coffee Old Fashioned is just as easy to make as it is to drink.


  • 1 sugar cube

  • 4 dashes orange Angostura bitters

  • 1 ½ ounces Bourbon

  • ½ ounce dark rum

  • .5 ounce Turkish Coffee, chilled or at room temperature

  • Orange twist, for garnish


  1. Combine the sugar cube, 1 teaspoon water, and bitters in a cocktail glass and stir vigorously until the sugar has dissolved.

  2. Fill a shaker with ice cubes, then add Bourbon, rum, Turkish coffee, and simple syrup. Stir gently to combine.

  3. Serve in a rocks glass over a single large ice cube, and add orange twist for garnish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1 Calories
2g Fat
Nutrition Facts
Calories 1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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