The Enduring Appeal of the Old-Fashioned

RobertOSimonson

 

he thing to keep in mind about the Old-Fashioned – and the reason this drink keeps people fascinated, satisfied and frequently argumentative – is that it’s not just a great cocktail but that it’s also the cocktail. That is, it follows to the letter the blueprint for a category of drink – spirit, bitters, water, sugar – that was established more than two centuries ago. Full story

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