Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

 

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An old fashion drink has been made popular again with hit series Mad Men.  One of the earliest recipes for an Old Fashioned, written in 1895, specifies the following (with a jigger being 1.5 US fluid ounces (44 ml)):

“Dissolve a small lump of sugar with a little water in a whiskey-glass; add two dashes Angostura bitters, a small piece ice, a piece lemon-peel, one jigger whiskey. Mix with small bar-spoon and serve, leaving spoon in glass
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