Sweet and strong with touches of citrus, the Old Fashioned never really gets old, especially when it's made with Maker's Mark. During its dawn, the Old Fashioned was considered a morning drink and was originally referred to as the "whisky cocktail. This led customers to request the "old fashioned" version. The renaming is said to have occurred at the Pendennis Club in Louisville, where the Old Fashioned remains that city's official cocktail. Adding orange and cherry to the equation happened during Prohibition, presumably as a way of masking the whisky smell.
This drink was featured as a Cocktail of the Month. Click here to learn more about the Old Fashioned. The invention of the drink is frequently and probably inaccurately credited to a bartender at the Pendennis Club, in Louisville, Kentucky, who around the turn of the 20th century reportedly made the drink for Colonel James E. Pepper, a member of the club and by some accounts a prominent bourbon distiller.
Plus it has a long history and has been loved by people for more than years. Delivered to your door with a recipe card with instructions on how to make each cocktail. Orders yours here. Which one you use is down to personal taste but if opting for a rye we recommend going for something with a high proof range for better flavours such as Wild Turkey. Sugar Theres two options here, either use a sugar syrup or simply sugar itself, we have both at hand but whichever you have is one you should go for.
Recipe by: c-biskit. Simple drink to make for a fancier evening, date night or just because! It is missing something though.