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Have A Classy “Old Fashioned” Today

The Old Fashioned cocktail is an age old classic that first popped up in the May 13, 1806 edition of a newspaper called The Balance and Columbian RepositoryAlthough it didn’t earn its name until later in the 1881, it is still one of the most respected cocktails in the world today.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 60ml Bourbon
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 Sugar Cube
  • 1 splash Club Soda
  • 1 Glass

METHOD

  1. Place the sugar cube (or 1/2 teaspoon loose sugar) in a glass.
  2. Wet it down with 2 or 3 dashes of Angostura bitters and a short splash of club soda.
  3. Crush the sugar with a wooden muddler, chopstick, strong spoon, lipstick, cartridge case, whatever.
  4. Rotate the glass so that the sugar grains and bitters give it a lining.
  5. Add a large ice cube.
  6. Pour in the bourbon

 

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