Brown Sugar Cinnamon Old Fashioned

A simple riff off the classic Old Fashioned cocktail

  • Author: Jaylynn Little
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails


  • .5 oz Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 oz Whiskey or Bourbon
  • Ice
  • Orange peel

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Simple syrup

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cinnamon sticks


  1. Add the brown sugar simple syrup and bitters to a glass and mix together. Add in the whiskey and mix for 7-10 seconds. Add in the ice and mix until the cocktail has reached your desired level of dilution. Express the orange peel over the glass and enjoy.

To make the Brown Sugar Cinnamon Simple syrup:

  • Add all of the ingredients to a pot and heat on the stove over medium-high heat. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20 minutes. Remove it from the heat and let it cool before using

Keywords: Old fashioned cocktails