Mingling the orange-scented old fashioned with subtly sweet pumpkin yields a brilliantly colored and festively seasonal cocktail, created by test kitchen assistant Sahar Siddiqi.
- 2 tbsp. pumpkin purée
- 1 1⁄2 oz. bourbon
- 1 oz. maple syrup
- 1⁄2 oz. Grand Marnier
- 1 dash orange bitters
- Orange peel twist, for garnish
Combine pumpkin purée, bourbon, syrup, Grand Marnier and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain through a fine mesh strainer into a chilled old fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with orange twist.