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Old Fashioned Cocktail with Medjool Date Syrup

old fashioned cocktail with medjool date syrup

With 5 ingredients and in three steps, you can have yourself a refreshing, classic Old Fashioned Cocktail with naturally sweet Medjool Date Syrup.

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  • 2.5 ounces of bourbon
  • 1 ounce of date syrup (see Related Links below)
  • 3 dashes of bitters
  • 1 twist of orange citrus
  • 1 medjool date, for garnish
  • 1 Luxardo cherry, for garnish (optional)


  1. Combine the bourbon, date syrup, and bitters over ice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice (or use an oversized cocktail ice cube or sphere ice ball).
  3. Garnish with a Medjool date and orange citrus.

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.