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Ocho Old Fashioned

Created in the early 1900s, the Old Fashioned is deemed ‘the original cocktail’. But even the most established classics can take a refresh. Try it with BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum instead of whisky.

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HOW TO MAKE A OCHO OLD FASHIONED

BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho is one of the oldest private rum blends in the world.

Make your own

Ocho Old Fashioned

  • 2 oz BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura® bitters
Learn

One step at a time

Step 1

Pour

Add all ingredients into a rocks glass.
Step 2

Chill

Fill with ice.
Step 3

Stir

Stir until well mixed and very cold.
Step 4

Garnish

Garnish with an orange peel twist.

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What is gold rum?

Gold rum, also known as amber rum, usually provides rich and smooth flavors after being aged in barrels.

What is aged rum?

Rum can be aged anywhere from one year upwards. Aging rum can add additional complexity to its flavor and mouthfeel.

What type of rum goes in an old fashioned?

While the traditional old fashioned cocktail uses whiskey, we find that BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum works best to add exciting Caribbean tastes.