Coffee Old-Fashioned Recipe

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail
Enjoy coffee and bourbon? Mix the two and create this fantastic Coffee Old-fashioned recipe at home. Photo Credit © S&C Design Studios
  • 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail
Ratings (4)

There are a few Coffee Old-fashioned recipes out there and, unfortunately, many are subpar in today's culture of superior coffee drinks. Why would you use instant coffee when there's fresh espresso and quality beans around?

That is why I'm happy to have come across this recipe in Stew Ellington's . It is an improved version of a similar drink I have enjoyed before and I really enjoy the use of espresso and cacao, which are a fantastic match with most any bourbon.

If fresh espresso is beyond your capabilities, you can substitute regular coffee. In this instance, use 2 1/2 ounce of coffee to take over both the espresso and water in the recipe below. That said, a good cup of espresso can be made without a big machine, the moka pot is a great alternative.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with coffee beans or grounds.

(Recipe from 901 Very Good Cocktails)

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 178
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)