Friday, July 2, 2010

Prohibition Era Cocktails: The Whiskey Old-Fashioned Recipe.

Whiskey Old-Fashioned
The Old-Fashioned was around before Prohibition and it is still with us today.
It might be one of the first drinks to be called a cocktail.

The origins of the cocktail can be traced back to 1806. The first time the name appears is in the 1880's. It is one of the original 6 cocktails.

Whiskey Old Fashioned

Whiskey Old-Fashioned Recipe:
• 1 1/2 oz. Whiskey or Rye Bourbon
• 2 dashes Angostura bitters
• 1 Sugar Cube
• 1 Lemon Peel
• 3 Ice Cubes

In the bottom of a Old Fashioned Glass muddle 1 sugar cube with about a teaspoon of water.
Add 2 dashes of Angostura bitters and muddle some more.
Add the Bourbon and stir.
Add 3 ice cubes and stir again.
Squeeze a lemon slice over the drink, then drop it in.
Let the drink sit for a few minutes.

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Learn to be a bartender. Prohibition Era cocktails presents the Whiskey Old-Fashioned Recipe popular in the roaring 20's.

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