Myrtle Beach Menu - The Perfect Old Fashioned V-12 Style

Want a quick and simple drink that will dazzle your friends?

Join Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation Chef Thomas Hiestand as he guides you step-by-step in preparing this quick and easy recipe for The Perfect Old Fashioned V-12 Style. Make your guests or family believe they are eating at 5-star restaurant!

Gather your ingredients and follow along with the video as Chef Thomas Hiestand guides you to an elegant starter to any meal.

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  • 3 Oz Woodford Reserve
  • 2 Tblsp Garottine Cherries
  • 6 Dash of angostura Bitters
  • Two Orange Zest
  • 1 Crisp Piece Maple Bacon
  • 2 ounces Soda Water
  • Ice Cube


  1. Muddle Cherries, Bitters, Orange Zest,Bacon
  2. Add Woodford and Shake Lightly
  3. Strain and Serve with a splash of Soda and Orange Zest

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Thomas Hiestand

Chef Thomas is the executive chef at Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation, which includes Vintage 12 and the Coastal Grill. He is a certified Executive Chef with American Culinary Federation and twice published author. Originally from Chicago, he also has 10 years experience as an educator at the collegiate level and is a nine-time recipient of the Triple A Four Diamond Award.