Vanilla Old Fashioned

In celebration of Watkins 150th anniversary, we brought back this timeless recipe with our timeless Organic Pure Vanilla Extract for some added flavor. 


2 oz Watkins Spiced Orange Bourbon Whiskey with Natural Flavors
1/4 oz simple syrup* 
3 dashes (1/3 tsp) Watkins Aromatic Bitters 
1 tsp Watkins Organic Pure Vanilla Extract 
1-inch piece orange peel 
Orange wedge for garnish 
Optional: ¼ teaspoon Watkins Organic Almond Extract 


Combine the Watkins Aromatic Bitters, Vanilla Extract, Spiced Orange Bourbon, simple syrup, orange peel, and a splash of water in a cocktail shaker. Shake for a few seconds. 

Add ice cubes to a glass. Pour cocktail from shaker to glass. 

Garnish with a wedge of orange, if desired. 

*For a great simple syrup recipe, we recommend this one from

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