Scotch Old-Fashioned

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1 serving

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
This classic scotch old-fashioned cocktail has satisfied the Scotch drinkers for many generations—it's a real classic.—Test of Home Test Kitchen
Scotch Old-Fashioned Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 to 4 dashes bitters
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup ice cubes
  • 2 ounces Scotch
  • Splash club soda


  1. In a rocks glass, muddle the orange, cherry, sugar and bitters. Add ice. Pour the Scotch and club soda into the glass.
Editor's Note:
  • You may substitute bourbon or rye whiskey for the Scotch if desired.
  • Love classic scotch drinks? Check out the Don of them all, the Godfather cocktail.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 176 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.