Apple Cider Old Fashioned


  • 1 orange peel slice
  • 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 2-4 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 bar spoonful of water about 1 teaspoon
  • 2 ounces spiced apple cider 
  • 2 ounces J.T. Meleck whiskey, small batch
  • Ice


  1. In a mixing glass or old fashioned glass, add the orange peel slice and dark brown sugar. Sprinkle a few dashes of bitters on top as well as the bar spoonful of water.
  2. Muddle until the dark brown sugar smooths out.
  3. Pour in the apple cider and whiskey. Add ice.
  4. Stir for 15 seconds. If using a mixing glass, strain into an old fashioned glass and add ice. Enjoy!