Dec 14

Chocolate Raisin Old-Fashioned Cocktail

A wonderful marriage of smoked oak, fruity raisins and dark chocolate made in the popular style of an old fashioned with raisin infused Woodford reserve and raisin bitters.


40mls Raisin infused Woodford Reserve Brandy*
20mls Cacao chocolate liqueur &  **Demerara sugar syrup**
2 dashes raisin bitters*
Garnish: Chocolate raisins & Orange zest
*to infuse bitters and brandy add raisins to Woodford Reserve / Angostura Bitters and let stand for 4 days*
**sugar syrup = 1 part hot water to 1 part sugar (Demerara sugar works best for this recipe)


Glass: Whiskey glass
  • Fill glass with ice.
  • Pour all ingredients in the glass.
  • Stir with a spoon for 15 – 20 secs. ( the longer you stir the more diluted it will be )
  • Zest with orange and drop the orange peel in the glass.
  • Top with chocolate-covered raisins.