Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe



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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