Ghee-infused Old Fashioned

Mise en Place

To create Ghee-washed Rye Whisky

  • O.G. Ghee - 1 part
  • Canadian Rye Whisky- 4parts 

For the cocktail

  • O.G.Ghee washed Rye Whisky- 2-2½oz
  • Bitters (dealer’s choice)- 2 dashes 
  • Simple syrup - 1 bar spoon (¼ oz)
  • Orange/Lemon peel- for garnish


O.G. Ghee-Washed Rye Whisky

  1. Melt O.G. Ghee in a small saucepan over low heat. Do not allow it to smoke. 
  2. Pour desired amount of whisky into a mason jar, or heat resistant container.
  3. Pour appropriate ratio of ghee into jar with whisky in it, and cover.
  4. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds
  5. Place the jar in the freezer UPSIDE DOWN for at least 2 hours.
  6. Once fat is fully solidified, pour whisky into final storage container

Let’s cocktail!

  1. This is a build in glass cocktai.
  2. Add syrup, bitters (we like Black Cloud Bitters from  YYC!) and whisky, and stir. Check flavour balance, before adding ice 
  3. Add large ice cubes, and stir until the grass starts to bead condensation. 
  4. Express oils from citrus peel into drink, then toss into the glass. 
  5. Cheers!