GOOD OLD FASHIONED FAMILY CHRISTMAS
1.5 oz small batch whiskey
.75 oz aromatic honey syrup
3 dashes peychaud’s barrel aged bitters
add all ingredients to rocks glass with large ice cube. stir ~30 seconds to chill.
GARNISH WITH dried orange or fresh orange peel
AROMATIC HONEY SYRUP
2 c water
1.5 c honey
5 star anise
1t black peppercorns
1 orange peel
bring water, spices and orange peel to a simmer. stir in honey, return to simmer and simmer 5 minutes.remove from heat and let cool. once cool, strain out solids and store refrigerated.