An Old Fashioned is a cocktail made with whiskey (usually bourbon or rye), sugar, bitters, and a twist or slice of orange peel. It is traditionally served in old-fashioned glass, which is a short, wide glass with a sturdy base.

To make an Old Fashioned, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 ounces of whiskey (bourbon or rye)
  • 1 sugar cube or 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
  • 3 dashes of bitters (such as Angostura bitters)
  • Orange peel
  • Ice

To make the cocktail, place the sugar cube or teaspoon of sugar in the bottom of the old-fashioned glass. Add a few drops of bitters and a splash of water, and muddle the ingredients together until the sugar is dissolved. Add the whiskey and a few ice cubes, and stir well. Garnish with a twist or slice of orange peel, and serve.

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail that has been around for over 150 years. It is known for its strong, bold flavors and is often considered the quintessential whiskey cocktail.


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