It’s The Last Week Of National Bourbon Heritage Month, Celebrate With An Old Fashioned

This September marks the 10th anniversary of National Bourbon Heritage Month. Honor America’s native spirit with a classic Old Fashioned.

We’re sharing the recipe for an I.W. Harper Old Fashioned below. What can you expect from this drink? I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey leaves traces of caramel and vanilla on entry before melting into creamy bursts of wood and spice. The finish is sweet and pleasant with subtle fruit notes. Share it with your friends next week and show off your sophisticated mixology skills.

I.W. Harper Old Fashioned Recipe


  • 1.3 oz. I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Spoon of Brown Sugar
  • Dash of Angostura Orange Bitters
  • 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • House-made Cherries
  • Garnish with Orange Twist


In an Old Fashioned glass, muddle bitters and brown sugar. Add bourbon and ice, then stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with cherries and orange twist.

About I.W. Harper

I.W. Harper evokes a sense of timeless gentility to provide premium whiskey to a new generation. As a testament to the authentic quality which sustained the decades, the Bowing Man remains as the iconic symbol of I.W. Harper. The Bowing Man stands to remind us—anywhere, anytime, it’s always a pleasure™. These traditions remain as two new Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskeys will be released to American consumers in 2015 as the next chapter in I.W. Harper’s expansive story. Welcome home, Mr. Harper.

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