Step 1: History of an Old Fashioned
The Old Fashioned cocktail was originated in Louisville, Kentucky at a gentleman’s club and quickly adapted by the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
In our instructions below, we explain how to make your fruit garnish and your own simple syrup in addition to an Old Fashioned.
Step 2: You Will Need...
-Whiskey Tumbler or Old Fashioned Glass
-2 C. Sugar
-1 C. Water
- Bitters (ex: we used Angostura Aromatic)
-Brandy of your choice (ex. We used E&J)
-Sprite (You may also substitute for seven-up, club soda or tonic water)
-A Lemon or lime (optional garnish)
-A Muddler or a Spoon
-A Knife and Cutting board
(This recipe includes instructions on how to make your own simple syrup. Purchased simple syrup can be substituted for the following necessities: a pot, stovetop, water and sugar.)