Autumn Moonrise

1½ oz Bulleit Bourbon
¾ oz Paula’s Texas Orange
2 dashes Fee Brothers Old-Fashioned bitters (or Angostura bitters)
½ oz ginger syrup 🍯
an orange slice for muddling
an orange peel for garnish

In a mixing glass, muddle orange slice with the ginger syrup. Add bourbon, Paula’s Texas Orange, and bitters with ice and shake very well. Strain into martini glass and garnish with a orange peel. For the ginger syrup: Dissolve 1 part sugar with 1 part water over heat. Add chopped ginger and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and steep until cool, strain solids.

The Maker’s Mark Orange Fashioned (+club soda), Sidesaddle (+lemon juice; -bitters, citrus)