Did you know that cocktails were invented in the 18th century? British newspaper printed in March, 1798 first mentioned the term cocktail. Old Fashioned is one of the oldest cocktails, developed during the 19th century.
Check its classic recipe below:
45 ml Bourbon or Rye Whiskey
1 Sugar Cube
Few Dashes Angostura Bitters
Few Dashes Plain Water
Place sugar cube in old fashioned glass and saturate with bitter, add few dashes of plain water. Then muddle until dissolved. Fill the glass with ice cubes and add whiskey. Stir gently.
Garnish with orange slice or zest, and a cocktail cherry.
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