Bonfire Old Fashioned

The salted caramel syrup in Bonfire Old Fashioned really enhances the smoky and herbaceous notes of Bourbon. The Angostura bitters add botanics and spice. The orange peel brightens the cocktail with natural oils of citrus. Who doesn’t love a toasted marshmallow? The gooey and charred marshmallow is the perfect garnish and wow factor when serving! Each sip tastes like a warm and cozy bonfire.

Bonfire Old Fashioned


  • Rocks glass
  • Torch
  • Cocktail pick
  • Cocktail mixing glass
  • Cocktail spoon


  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • .25 oz. salted caramel syrup (see recipe below)
  • 4 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1 torched marshmallow
  • 1 orange twist
  • ice (including a large ice cube)

Salted Caramel Syrup

  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 cup purified water
  • 1.5 tsp sea salt


  • Add Bourbon, salted caramel simple syrup (see next slide for recipe), and bitters to a cocktail mixing glass.
  • Add ice to the old fashioned glass and set aside.
  • Add ice to the cocktail mixing glass, stir the ingredients using a cocktail spoon, then immediately pour into a rocks glass.
    Pouring the Bonfire Old Fashioned into a rocks glass.
  • Gently squeeze the orange peel directly over the glass to release the oils, then twist and place into the glass.
  • Place the marshmallow on a cocktail pick, roast the marshmallow using a torch. Place the flaming marshmallow on top of the ice and serve immediately. Enjoy!
    Torching the marshmallow garnish on a Bonfire Old Fashioned.

Salted Caramel Syrup

  • Add 1 cup of sugar to a saucepan on medium low.
  • Whisk continuously as the sugar begins to melt and turns to an amber brown hue.
  • Once there are little to no lumps add the salt and whisk.
  • Slowly whisk in the water. Be very cautious of heat, bubbles, and steam. Once combined, remove from the heat and set aside to come to room temperature.
  • Strain the salted caramel using a mesh strainer and store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

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