Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Alcohol: The Old Fashioned

Place 1/2 tsp of loose sugar in the bottom of an Old-Fashioned glass.
Add two or three healthy dashes of Angostura bitters and a tsp of water.
Muddle until the sugar is dissolved.
Add three ice cubes to the glass.
Add 2 oz straight rye or bourbon whiskey.
Stir again.
Twist a thin-cut swatch of lemon or orange peel over the top.
Add a stirring implement.
Let sit for one minute.