Frozen Old Fashioned

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Frozen Old Fashioned
Photo by Tessa Richardson

Charlie and Andy Nelson of Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville share their take on a frozen Old Fashioned. Their take on this cocktail classic includes lemonade, orange juice concentrate, and a few dashes of your favorite bitters. Built to withstand the heat and serve a small crowd, it’s an unmatched batch cocktail for summertime gatherings.

recipe heading-plus-icon


Serves 6 to 8

  • 1½ cups Green Brier’s Belle Meade Bourbon or Tennessee Whiskey
  • ¼ cup cherry brandy
  • 3 ounces lemonade concentrate (about ¼ can)
  • 3 ounces orange juice concentrate (about ¼ can)
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • ¾ cup simple syrup
  • Garnish: Cocktail cherries

Combine all ingredients in a blender, then fill to the top with ice. Blend on high until well incorporated. Top off with ice, then blend again until ice is crushed. Divide among glasses and garnish each with a cherry.

  • Recipe By
    Charlie and Andy Nelson of Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
  • Contributing City
Featured Articles

Related Recipes


Frozen Negroni

The negroni gets a late-summer makeover by swapping the vermouth with bright orange juice [...]


Ron Con Cola

Enjoy Coca-Cola in a new way with this frozen cocktail from The Ordinary. Including [...]


The Gamechanger

Gamechanger is a frosty riff on Pusser’s painkiller recipe from Hometeam BBQ in South [...]

Leave a Reply

Be the first to comment.