Old Fashioned - Fancy a Drink

Old Fashioned

This drink has been around since at least the 1850s and the base cocktail can be varied. Go ahead and try it with Gin or Mezcal or any spirit for variety.

(Photo: Ralf Roletschek)


Whiskey                2 oz

Sugar                     1 tsp

Bitters                    2 dashes

Water                     1 tsp

Lemon peel          1


  1. Muddle the sugar, bitters and water in a heavy bottomed Old Fashioned glass
  2. Add Whiskey and stir briefly
  3. Add ice cubes and stir
  4. Squeeze the lemon peel over the glass, skin side down then use as a garnish

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