Whether you are a seasoned bartender or new to making drinks, odds are you’ve probably heard of the old-fashioned. It’s one of the most iconic and beloved cocktails around. And with only two ingredients, it makes it one of the easiest cocktails too. It’s also one of the cocktails you should know how to make.
What is an Old Fashioned Cocktail?
The old-fashioned is a sweet, whiskey-based cocktail made with sugar and bitters, and garnishing with an orange slice or zest and, occasionally, a cocktail cherry. It’s part of the classics cocktails family of cocktails.
What glass is an Old Fashioned Cocktail served in?
The Old Fashioned Cocktail is always served in a lowball rocks glass, sometimes called an old fashioned glass. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.
Variations of the Old Fashioned Cocktail
Want to try some variations on this cocktail? Here are some common remixes on this classic.
- Oaxaca Old Fashioned
- Smoking Rosemary Old Fashioned
- Cotton Candy Old Fashioned Recipe
How to make a Old Fashioned Cocktail
Below are the ingredients and directions for an Old Fashioned. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.
So what do you think of the Old Fashioned cocktail? Do you find it a bit too… old-fashioned? Do you love it? Hate it? What would you rate it? Let us know in the comments below.
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