Chai Old Fashioned

Servings 1 Drink


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 dash Orange bitters
  • 1-2 ounces 2-4 tablespoons chai tea syrup (chai tea syrup: 4 chai tea bags, 1/3 cup real maple syrup, 1 tsp vanilla)
  • sparkling water for topping We used Prosecco
  • cinnamon and star anise for serving (optional)


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, lemon juice, orange bitters, and 2 tablespoons of the chai syrup. Shake to combine.
  • Strain into a glass. If desired top with sparkling water. Garnish with cinnamon and star anise.
  • For simple syrup: In a medium pot, bring 1 cup water to a boil. Remove from the heat, add the chai tea bags, cover and steep 10-15 minutes. Remove the tea bags and add the maple. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 3-5 minutes, then remove from the heat. Stir in the vanilla. Let cool. Keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.




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