It’s arguably the greatest cocktail of all time, but then ALL cocktails are arguably the greatest cocktail of all time. And that is always a fun argument to have. Whisky, sugar, lemon and if you like froth; egg white. You can make this at home - it’s not hard, give it a go.
The Old Fashioned is a drink bestowed upon the world by the Americans. Like so much of the great cocktails of history; its roots are humble. Faced with a world of new “fancy drinks” some curmudgeonly drinkers railed against the modern drinking crazes, insisting they wanted an Old Fashioned drink - just hooch, bitters, water and sugar. And 150 years later not much has changed.
A modern classic brought to you by Dick Bradsell in the 80s. Allegedly created for a supermodel who wanted something “wake me up and mess me up” - her language was a little more colourful at the time. It’s so simple, of course, it stands the test of time.
This prohibition drink was created to cover the taste of poorly made bathtub gin. But to be honest, when something tastes this good, who cares why it came to be. It’s the thinking drinker’s Mojito. Drink it while the drink still has life in it.
The ratio of a Martini is a matter of preference. The argument between vodka and gin will forever rage. However we like both. When we're having vodka we are quite partial to a Dirty Martini, which includes a splash of good quality olive brine.
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