Fire & Ice (Not Your Ordinary Old Fashioned) Recipe

Hailed as one of the original cocktails, we have elevated the old fashioned by combining some surprising ingredients. Our resident mixologist, Rachael Boling, is here to walk you through this unique take on the classic cocktail that we call the Not Your Ordinary Old Fashioned.

Rachel Boling
J. Alexander’s Team


Whether you are enjoying it at our full-service bar or want to mix it up at your home bar, here are the ingredients you will need to make the Not Your Ordinary Old Fashioned.

  • Maker’s Mark 2 oz
  • Pear Liqueur 1 oz
  • Toasted Almond Syrup 1/2 oz
  • Hellfire Bitters 8 Drops
  • Ice
  • Orange peel


Mixing your own Not Your Ordinary Old Fashioned is simple and only takes a few minutes. Combine the ingredients in a glass with ice, stir, and garnish with an orange peel. While we use Markers Mark, any whiskey will do. For full details, watch the video.