The Indian Old Fashioned – Blenders Pride [Old Fashioned Cocktail]

A piece of history itself, the Old Fashioned is perhaps the oldest known whisky cocktail known to mankind. It is said that the Old Fashioned was first developed in 1881 in the land of Bourbon whiskey, Kentucky.

Traditionally prepared with Bourbon whiskey, the Old Fashioned is an impeccable choice of a whisky drink that you can easily substitute with any other type of whisky. A fitting, and affordable choice of Indian whisky to enjoy The Old Fashioned would be Blenders Pride.

Blended with Scotch malts from Chivas Brothers and the finest Indian grain spirit, it is the perfect substitute for Bourbon whiskey. Opt for Blenders Pride whisky to turn an expensive proposition into the delight of enjoying your favourite whisky drink without the slightest pinch on your pocket.

Here’s how you can easily substitute Bourbon whiskey with Blenders Pride and enjoy The Indian Old Fashioned!


  • Blenders Pride whisky – 60 ML
  • Sugar Syrup – 10 ML / Powdered Sugar – 1 Tsp
  • Angostura Bitters – 3 Dashes
  • Water – 1 Dash
  • Orange Peel – For Garnish

The Process

Step 1: Add the Sugar Syrup, Angostura Bitters and Water to a cocktail shaker and mix well. If you are using powdered sugar, stir until it is dissolved in the bitters and water.

Step 2: Add one large ice cube, or two smaller ones to a lowball glass and pour in the Blenders Pride whisky.

Step 3: Pour the mixture from the cocktail shaker over the ice cube, and stir gently with a bar spoon.

Step 4: Garnish with an orange peel.

Enjoy The Indian Old Fashioned, a desi twist to an enduring whiskey cocktail.

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