line & lee old fashioned & sugared cranberries

line & lee old fashioned & sugared cranberries

recipe note: easy
serves 1

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar + more for dusting
desired amount of cranberries - make a bunch and store for future use!

1 tsp cranberry simple syrup (see above)
2  dashes bitters
2 oz good bourbon
1 orange slice
3  sugared cranberries

in a small saucepan, heat the sugar and water over medium heat. once the sugar is dissolved, turn off the heat. allow to cool and then add the cranberries. let them soak for 5 minutes. then in a bowl with sugar, roll them around until fully dusted. the remaining liquid is the cranberry simple syrup. place on a large plate until ready to use. 

for the drink combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail glass with ice and stir. cranberries and syrup will last for 5 days in the fridge.