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Brandy Old Fashioned

An Old Fashioned, but this version uses brandy instead of whisky, complemented by sugar, bitters, and a splash of soda. Brandy Old Fashioned is a warm, comforting drink that pays homage to classic mixology with a fruity twist.

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a freshly made brandy old fashioned cocktail from wisconsin

Brandy Old Fashioned

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Brandy
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brandy old fashioned
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Brandy sweetened with sugar, bitters, and fruit garnish.


  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • bitters dashes
  • orange slice
  • cherry
  • Soda water or lemon-lime soda


  • Put the sugar cube in your glass and soak it with bitters.
  • Add a little splash of water and muddle (squish) it with the orange slice and cherry to mix the flavors.
  • Fill the glass with ice, pour in the brandy, and top it with a bit more soda water or lemon-lime soda.
  • Stir it gently, garnish with a new orange slice or cherry, and enjoy!
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Brandy Old Fashioned
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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