3 Batched Old Fashioned Recipes to Master at Home

September 22, 2015

Despite its few ingredients, there’s endless ways to change up an Old Fashioned. Try these recipes or devise your own.

I have long held the belief that the Old Fashioned is truly the window into the bartender’s soul. The manner in which bartenders approaches this classic recipe can reveal their preferences and philosophies, not only to this one cocktail, but to drink-making as a whole. Does the bartender reach for the bourbon automatically, or does he/she instinctively grab the closet bottle of rye?

Perhaps, your favorite bartender even chooses to ignore whiskey altogether, and instead opts for brandy or rum.…