Maple Bacon Old Fashioned

Maple Bacon Old Fashioned
Pouring the maple bacon old fashioned
Bacon fat into the bourbon
Maple Bacon Old Fashioned
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Maple Bacon Old Fashioned

Bacon fat washed bourbon is the key to this drink.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Infusing time1 d
Total Time1 d 25 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, bacon fat washed bourbon, maple bacon old fashioned, old fashioned
Servings: 1
Cost: 30

Ingredients

For the bacon fat washed bourbon

  • 750 ml bottle of bourbon see notes for recommendations
  • 1 ounces bacon fat About 4 pieces of bacon should do it. Stain the fat.

For the maple bacon old fashioned

  • 2 ounces bacon fat washed bourbon
  • 1/4 ounce maple syrup

Instructions

For the bacon fat washed bourbon

  • Fry up at least 4 pieces of bacon. Strain the fat. Then, in a separate container (ex: 32 ounces mason jar) combine the bourbon and warm bacon fat. Seal and gently shake to combine. Set out at room temperature for 24 hours.
  • The next day, place the jar in the freezer for a couple of hours to solidify the fat. Then strain 1-2 times through a coffee filter and pour back into the original bourbon bottle. Label so that you don't get it confused.

For the maple bacon old fashioned.

  • Combine the bourbon and maple syrup in a glass and stir to combine. Add ice and stir a couple more times. Serve with a piece of bacon for the full effect.