Jekyll and Hyde

This is a perfect autumn old fashioned published in the Death & Co Modern Classic Cocktails book.

Jekyll and Hyde

Death & Company's Thomas Waugh developed this Autumn twist on an Old Fashioned.
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Servings 1 Cocktail


  • Mixing Glass
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Cocktail Strainer
  • Old Fashioned Glass


  • 1 ½ oz Bourbon
  • ½ oz Apple Brandy
  • 2 bar spoon Demerara Syrup
  • 1 bar spoon Cinnamon Bark Syrup
  • 2 dash Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
  • 2 dash Angostrua Bitters
  • Garnish Orange Peel and Lemon Peel

Cinnamon Bark Syrup

  • 1 oz Cassia Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Superfine Sugar

Demerara Syrup

  • 2 part Demerara Sugar
  • 1 part Water


  • Fill mixing glass 1/4 of the way with ice.
  • Combine ingredients and stir until properly diluted and chilled.
  • Strain over a single ice cube in and Old Fashioned glass.
  • Garnish with an orange twist and lemon twist.

Cinnamon Bark Syrup

  • Muddle cassia cinnamon sticks until broken up into shards.
  • In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar, cinnamon shards and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Lower the heat, cover, and simmer gently for 4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let stand overnight. Strain through a cheesecloth-lined sieve.

Demerara Syrup

  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly and without bringing to a boil, until the sugar is dissolved.
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