• Best Practices: Handle Old Fashioneds With Care

    12 days ago - By Vine Pair

    “The Old Fashioned is beautiful in its simplicity,” Aren Bellando, the lead bartender at SideDoor and Lawry's the Prime Rib in Chicago, says. “It can be taught to a layman in less than a minute, but it's consistently botched by some bartenders who have been behind the stick for years.”
    The trick is to treat Old Fashioneds with care. The drink seems straightforward, since there are only three ingredients (four if we count the garnish, and we actually really should).
    But if you want to make a truly great Old Fashioned at home, you're going to have to mind the details. Think of the garnish...
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