How to Make Compari’s on the Park’s Spiced Old Fashioned

The Plymouth favorite shares its recipe for the flavorful cocktail
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Comari’s on the Park’s Spiced Old Fashioned

Looking to kick it up a notch this winter? We’ve got a cocktail recipe for you. Compari’s on the Park, a Plymouth-based Italian restaurant, shares how to make its Spiced Old Fashioned below.

Compari’s on the Park’s Spiced Old Fashioned Recipe

Ingredients

1/2 oz spiced simple syrup

Splash of water

2 1/2 oz Buffalo Trace bourbon

2 dashes Angostura bitters

Orange peel

Spiced Simple Syrup

Equal parts water and sugar

Cinnamon sticks

Allspice berries

Cloves

Black peppercorns

Star anise

Directions

Muddle orange peel with spiced simple syrup*. Add a splash of water. Pour Buffalo Trace and Angostura bitters into a vessel. Add ice, stir well, and strain into old fashioned glass or boomba, over ice. Garnish with orange peel and maraschino cherry.

*Simple syrup: Boil sugar and water. Add spices. Reduce to a simmer. Simmer for about 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain through fine mesh, removing all solids.

Compari’s on the Park, 350 S. Main St., Plymouth; 734-416-0100; comparisdining.com


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