Raines Law Room's Pioneer Spirit

Raines Law Room's Pioneer Spirit
  • Yield:Makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time:2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes
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How to Make Raines Law Room's Pioneer Spirit

[Photograph: Linda Xiao]

Raines Law Room's Meaghan Dorman uses rye, applejack, and orgeat in this warming, subtly nutty spin on the Old Fashioned.

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  • 1 barspoon orgeat
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 1/2 ounces WhistlePig Rye
  • 1/2 ounce Laird's 7 1/2 Year Old Apple Brandy
  • Garnish: Orange twist


  1. 1.

    Add bitters, orgeat, whiskey, and brandy to a double rocks glass. Add a large block of ice and stir until chilled, about 15 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Squeeze orange twist skin side down to spray oils on top. Place in drink as garnish and serve.

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