How to make a Barrel-Aged Maple Old Fashioned

Barrel aging adds toasted oak and vanilla notes to a cocktail whilst mellowing the alcohol. The ideal aging is 4-6 weeks depending on your barrel size – the smaller the barrel, the more surface area and faster the process takes place.

Barrel Aged Cocktail

INGREDIENTS

Bottled Aged Cocktail

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HOW TO

  1. Add all the ingredients to a 5 litre barrel
  2. Age for approximately 4-6 weeks before bottling – taste test during this period regularly
  3. To serve, stir with ice before straining over fresh ice into your favouite old fashioned glass
  4. Garnish with a twist of orange

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