Old Fashion Derby Cocktail

A day where seersucker suits and big hats are essential is a great day. Gear up for all the excitement with one of Chef Jorge’s favorite southern charm cocktails.


1 sugar cube
3 dashes angostura bitters
1 tsp. club soda
2 oz. rye whisky or bourbon
Garnish: Orange peel



  • In a rocks glass, combine sugar cube, bitters and soda water. Muddle with a muddler until you create a syrupy consistency
  • Add whisky and ½ cup of ice
  • Stir well
  • Press the orange peel over the drink to release its oils and rub the rim of the glass with the orange peel
  • Drop orange peel in the cocktail