I enjoy a good old fashioned and really like the variety of combinations possible with different bases, bitters, etc.
The Bitter Truth Bogart’s bitters adds a nice complexity and pairs very nicely with Mr Black and the coffee notes of Plantation O.F.T.D., add some orange bitters and express an orange peel to bring out the citrus in the O.F.T.D. and it’s over the top.
Strong, but delicious. Complex, but also straight forward.
-At ALL COSTS, do not use a substitute for TBT Bogart's Bitters
Place 1 brown sugar cube in your favorite double old fashioned glass, the glass should not be chilled.
Add 3 dashes Fee’s Orange bitters and 3 dashes The Bitter Truth Bogart’s bitters.
Using a muddler or muddling spoon to completely breakup the cube and muddle in the bitters-there should be no grains left stuck together.
Add in the Mr Black and Plantation O.F.T.D.
Stir to combine and chill, the glass should be fogged before you stop.
Spear a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry,with a cocktail pick and put it in alongside the ice.
Add a 4-5 drops of the Maraschino Cherry Juice from the spoon.
Pull a peel from a ripe orange and express the oils over the glass. Rim the glass with the peel before tucking it in alongside the ice.