Acorn Squash Old Fashioned

This new Old Fashioned is sure to add a little spice to your life, and puts winter squash in a whole new category - liquid deliciousness.
By / Photography By Amy Robb | December 14, 2016


Combine all ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with orange peel and a blueberry.

To make Squash-Infused Bourbon:

Cut 2 cups acorn squash into chunks.
Toss squash with 1/4 cup maple syrup and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
Spread on a baking sheet and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until soft. Allow to cool.
In a large jar, combine the squash with 1 750mL bottle of bourbon; save the bottle for later.
Cover jar tightly and allow it to infuse for two to three weeks.
Strain the bourbon, funnel back into the empty bottle and cap tightly.

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  • 2 ounces Coopers Craft Bourbon infused with Cinnamon Spiced Acorn Squash
  • 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • Orange peel
  • Blueberry

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