Happy Hour Cocktail with The Local Lounge

Happy Hour – Local Maple Old Fashioned

Valentine’s Day Episode!

Join us and special guest mixologist, Nicole, from The Local Lounge in Hilbert, WI. We’re elevating the traditional Old Fashioned Cocktail with PURE Maple Syrup! Today, we’ll be featuring maple syrup by producer Bob Unbehaun of Chetek, Wisconsin. Thanks Bob!

INGREDIENTS:

  • Pint glass full of ice
  • 2 oz Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz Pure Maple Syrup (or more to your liking!)
  • 1 Maraschino Cherry
  • 1 Orange Slice
  • 3 Dashes of Bitters
  • Sweet or Sour Soda

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add your whiskey to the pint glass full of ice.
  2. In a tumbler glass, add your maple syrup, maraschino cherry, orange slice, and bitters and muddle all together.
  3. Add your muddled mixture to the whiskey and ice.
  4. Top off with your choice of sweet or sour soda.
  5. Add a straw and enjoy!

OPTIONAL:

Garnish your Local Maple Old Fashioned with cherries or olives. In this video, Angela, garnishes with heart-shaped ice made from cherry juice.

This video premiered on our Facebook page on Valentine’s Day, 2022.