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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Raines Law Room's Pioneer Spirit

About This Recipe

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


  • 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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