Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe — In case you’re looking to spice up your traditional old fashioned recipe, this version is both your favorite coffee and favorite cocktail combined…

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe by Ashley Conway for Sugar & Cloth

Some days you need a coffee and some days, you just need a cocktail. And some days, you need both! Fathers and father figures are always there for us.

They build playhouses, patch scraped knees, pick us up when we fall and dish out all the dad jokes. I, Ashley have secretly grown to love them. Ha!

To thank your pops or your partner for their spirit and love over the years, make them something special for Father’s Day. Leave the macaroni art to the kids, and mix up this Coffee Old Fashioned!

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Father's Day Recipe Bourbon Ashley Conway for Sugar & Cloth

Old Fashioned are a classic for a reason. Touted as one of the first cocktails, it contains spirit, sugar and bitters. It can also be any combination of these three ingredients.

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Father's Day Recipe Liquer Ashley Conway for Sugar & Cloth

The base spirit can be the go-to bourbon, rum, mezcal or other spirits combined with flavored syrups and a plethora of bitter choices, you can really make it your own.

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Father's Day Recipe Garnishes Ashley Conway for Sugar & Cloth

I kept it classic with bourbon here, but added in some coffee liqueur for a kick of caffeine.

Along with orange and spice-filled angostura bitters, this Coffee Old Fashioned is the perfect pick-me up to mix-up for Father’s Day this year!

RECIPE Coffee Old Fashioned Father's Day Cocktail by Ashley Conway for Sugar & Cloth

In case you’re looking for some other cocktail recipes to warm up with or pairings for your coffee old fashioned cocktail, here are some of my favorites —

Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe Garnishes

Coffee Old Fashioned Recipe

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4.94 from 15 votes
Who says you can't have your coffee and your old fashioned, too?! We've combined both for this play on a classic cocktail favorite.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Cocktails


  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1/2 oz coffee liqueur We used Mr. Black Cold Brew
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup or to taste
  • 2 dash orange bitters
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 expressed orange peel for garnish
  • 3 coffee bean for garnish


Serving: 1g | Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Servings: 1
Calories: 225kcal


  • Add bourbon, coffee liqueur, syrup and bitters into a mixing glass.
  • Fill 3/4 with ice.
  • Stir for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into a glass with a large ice cube.
  • Express orange peel over the glass by squeezing orange peel over glass to release the oils and rubbing around the rim.
  • Drop peel into the glass.
  • Garnish with coffee beans.
KEYWORD: coffee old fashioned

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15 thoughts on “Coffee Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe”

  1. absolutely fantastic! I’ve been loving the Mr Black (got the limited single origin Columbian) in espresso martinis and black/white Russians but I used this as an excuse to finally buy the Mr Fee Aztec Chocolate Bitters.

    I’m a shaker tho. wondering why you recommend the stir instead?5 stars


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