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Surprise! When Old Fashioneds were first made, they were called by a different name. Discover the history of the Old Fashioned, how to make one, whether you should use fruit, why stirring is so important, and some variations on the classic recipe to experiment with.
Tasting is one of life’s gifts. To drink is one thing, but to taste? That’s when you really appreciate a spirit. Drinking is a rich experience with much to explore. After judging spirits awards for four years, I can share tips on tasting like a pro. So, let’s sit down for a lesson on: Appearance, Taste, Note, Palate, and Finish. I suggest you digest this with a spirit in hand and taste along with me. The real learning comes from doing.