Pair this recipe with a Bourbon-Soaked Pear Galette.
*Note: The bourbon mixture below comes from the reserved bourbon mixture in the Bourbon-Soaked Pear Galette recipe. Bourbon can be substituted if not making the galette.
Vanilla Old Fashioned
- 1 sugar cube
- 2 dashes of bitters
- Small splash of club soda
- 1 1/2 ounces bourbon mixture*
- Thin pear slices for garnish
- In a cocktail glass, combine sugar cube, bitters, and club soda. Using a muddler, crush the sugar cube until it dissolves. Add bourbon and 1 large ice cube to the glass; stir until well chilled. Garnish with the pear slices and serve immediately.