Real maple syrup is so tasty in this twist on an old fashioned cocktail – it adds not only a touch of sweetness but also a depth of flavor. Be sure to use a high quality maple syrup and keep your maple syrup refrigerated when not using.
2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounces REAL maple syrup (store in a squirt bottle or small decorative bottle with a fine pouring tip)
1 dash Bitter Truth Orange Bitters
1 dash Bitter Truth Creole Bitters
Measure bourbon, maple syrup and bitters into a mixing glass.
Fill 3/4 with ice and stir swiftly for 20 seconds.
Strain over fresh ice in an Old Fashioned glass.
Squeeze orange disk over top of drink and drop in.