Campfire Old Fashioned Recipe

When the sun sets and the stars come out, there’s nothing quite like sitting around a campfire, telling stories, and savouring a classic cocktail.

Today, we’re bringing that camping magic to your glass with a Campfire Old Fashioned featuring the all-new Bundaberg Campfire Smooth and Mellow Rum. This delightful cocktail is a tribute to the great outdoors and the warmth of a campfire. Let’s dive into this engaging recipe that captures the essence of the wilderness.

Average Preparation Time: Approximately 5 minutes


2 oz Bundaberg Campfire Smooth and Mellow Rum (700ml Btl ONLY $49.99!)
1 sugar cube
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 orange peel


  1. In a rocks glass, muddle the sugar cube with the bitters until it’s dissolved, allowing the rich aromas to fill the air.
  2. Add a few ice cubes to the glass, each one glistening like a star in the night sky.
  3. Now, it’s time to introduce the star of the show, Bundaberg Campfire Smooth and Mellow Rum. Pour in 2 oz of this exquisite rum, and watch as the rich, smoky flavors dance with the ice.
  4. Stir gently but with purpose, just as you would stir your conversations around a crackling campfire. Let the flavors meld together like friends sharing stories.
  5. Express the oils from the orange peel over the drink by holding it over the glass and giving it a good twist. The citrus notes will evoke the scent of nature and adventure.
  6. Drop the orange peel into the glass, where it will float like a leaf on a tranquil lake.
  7. Stir once more, feeling the anticipation build as you prepare to embark on a journey of taste and nostalgia.

And that’s it! You’re ready to enjoy your Campfire Old Fashioned! So, whether you’re in the great outdoors or in the comfort of your own home, this cocktail is your ticket to a delightful escape. Embrace the magic of the campfire wherever you are, and let Bundaberg Rum be your guide on this unforgettable journey.