Pumpkin Old Fashioned

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.

Pumpkin Old Fashioned Pumpkin Old Fashioned
An autumn-inspired take on the classic cocktail.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail


  • 2 tbsp. pumpkin purée
  • 1 12 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. maple syrup
  • 12 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Orange peel twist, for garnish


  1. 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.