Maple-Bourbon Smash

Robb Turner, owner of Crown Maple, uses his richly flavored dark amber syrup to make this riff on an Old-Fashioned cocktail.

  • Servings: makes 1 drink


  • 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup, preferably Grade A Dark Amber
  • 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 4 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1/2 orange wheel
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled seltzer

How to make this recipe

  1. In a rocks glass, combine the maple syrup with the orange juice, lemon juice and bitters. Add the orange wheel and lightly muddle. Add the bourbon and stir well. Fill the glass with ice and top with the chilled seltzer.

Photo © Michael Turek Published February 2013

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Aggregate Rating value: 5

Review Count: 3750

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5

Author Name: Budd8025

Review Body: Nice. I'm not usually a fan of OJ in my drinks. The OJ in this drink is sufficiently subdued for me to enjoy the bourbon.

Review Rating: 3

Date Published: 2016-12-13