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Brandy Old Fashioned

Drink: Brandy Old Fashioned

Barb Byrum has been hard at work changing up old-fashioned policies and procedures in politics, so this week we're mixing up an Old Fashioned with a sweet spin. The Brandy Old Fashioned hardly resembles the traditional cocktail; Père Magloire Calvados Brandy comes together with cherry and orange juice for a unique, sweet drink balanced by bitters and citrus. If you're a fan of sweet drinks, you'll love this cocktail. Think of it as an opportunity to change up your "Old Fashioned" ways.


  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • 1 1/2 oz. maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • 1/4 cup ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 oz. Père Magloire Calvados Brandy
  • 2 tsp. water
  • 1 tsp. orange juice
  • 3 oz. lemon-lime soda


  1. In a rocks glass, muddle the orange slice, cherry, cherry juice and bitters. Add ice.
  2. Pour in the brandy, water, orange juice and soda.

Courtesy of: Taste of Home