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Fall Spiced Old Fashioned

This fall spiced old fashioned is a delicious and easy cocktail to add to your fall drink list! It's made using a cinnamon-thyme syrup that adds some extra warmth and herbaceous-ness to your drink.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Craft Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall spiced old fashioned
Servings: 1
Calories: 176kcal


For the Cinnamon Thyme Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cinnamon stick
  • 10 thyme stems
  • 4 cardamom pods

For the Cocktail

  • 1/2 ounce cinnamon thyme syrup
  • 1/2 ounce water
  • 2 dashes aromatic or cardamom bitters
  • 2 ounces bourbon or rye whiskey
  • Orange peel and cinnamon stick for garnish optional


Make the Cinnamon Thyme Cocktail

  • In a small sauce pan, combine the water and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is fully dissolved. Remove from the heat, add in the cinnamon, thyme, and cardamom and allow it to steep for 30 minutes.

Make the Cocktail

  • Add all of the ingredients (except the garnishes) to a shaker and stir them gently with a spoon. Pour into a rocks glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick and orange peel. Enjoy.


Calories: 176kcal | Sodium: 11mg