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PX Old Fashioned

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Ingredients

1½ orange slices

1 ounce El Maestro Sierra PX sherry

3 dashes Angostura bitters

2 ounces Bulleit bourbon

1 cherry, high quality

Directions

  1. Muddle ½ orange slice with sherry and bitters in a rocks glass.
  2. Add bourbon, and fill with ice. Stir well.
  3. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

did you know?

This isn’t sherry’s first comeback. While Jerez de la Frontera in the Andalusia region of southern Spain has been producing wine made from the Palomino grape since 1100 BC (sherry is an anglicized riff on Jerez), the Brits took a fancy to it—stabilized with grape brandy for ocean voyages—after Sir Francis Drake ransacked the port of Cadiz in the sixteenth century, returning with 2,900 barrels of the tipple.