Makes one cocktail.
Combine ingredients in an Old Fashioned glass. Add ice and stir. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.
*Recipe for toasted walnut and vanilla bean infused VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky: Pour 750 ml bottle of VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky into a container with ½ cup lightly toasted walnuts (toast in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes, flip halfway through). Add one split vanilla bean and let sit for at least four days.
**Recipe for brown sugar syrup: Combine 2 cups water and 2 cups brown sugar over medium heat, stirring until brown sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let cool. Store refrigerated for up to one week. Yields 2 ½ cups
VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky is made from 100% malted barley, marrying American Single Malt whisky made on-site in Virginia with aged Scotch malt whisky. A focus on finishing in Port casks for a minimum of 12 months adds depth and complexity.