The beautifully simple Old Fashioned gets a Mexican makeover with the addition of reposado tequila and a hit of allspice dram.
Forget milk and sugar. Spike your next cold brew with vodka and sherry.
Jameson brand ambassador Killian Lee suggests using Jameson Black Barrel whiskey in this version of an Old Fashioned. The whiskey mingles with two different kinds of bitters and a little Bénédictine liqueur to amplify its malty sweetness, making it a worthy twist on the classic.
This recipe originally appeared as part of Irish Whiskey Is Very Good in Cocktails. Have You Had These 5 Ultimate Examples?
Try a citrusy take on the legendary cocktail.
Spice up the Old Fashioned by bringing in smoke and single malt. This spin on the traditional recipe will make you fall in love with the classic all over again.
This cocktail by Alex Day and Devon Tarby at The Normandie Club in Los Angeles employs bourbon cooked sous vide for two hours along with toasted coconut flakes—a much quicker and intense infusion than you’d get by simply adding a handful of flakes to the bottle and shaking it periodically for a few days.
Because bourbon > espresso.
Created in New York in the early 1900s, the iconic Old Fashioned is deemed “the original cocktail.” But even the most established classics can do with a refresh every now and then. Try it with Bacardí 8 Años rum instead of whiskey and call yourself a visionary.
This cocktail from top bartender Jack McGarry puts an Irish twist on the “original” old fashioned cocktail.
Prefer rum to whiskey? This twist on the old timey classic will cure all your ailments.
A delicious chocolate-flavored rum is the base for this spin on the classic.
Put some chile fire in your Old Fashioned.
This south-of-the-border spin on the classic Old Fashioned calls for tequila and agave nectar.
The Brandy Old Fashioned is a classic Wisconsin cocktail that puts a brand new spin on the age-old recipe by using brandy instead of whiskey and just a touch of 7Up. Here's how top bartender Misty Kalkofen's mom in Green Bay likes hers.
It's been said that the original cocktail contains sugar, bitters, whiskey and water. This variation, made by cocktail legend Dale Degroff, adds muddled fruit and soda water for a lighter, fruitier taste.
Rye whiskey makes way for bourbon in this update on the original cocktail, the Old Fashioned. The basic recipe is bolstered here with sweetness from the bourbon itself and the addition of muddled fruit, plus a splash of club soda for fizz.
C for Campari; B for Benedictine.
Forget pancakes! Use your maple syrup in cocktails.
This potent bourbon cocktail is surprisingly sweet.
The Old Fashioned cocktail is old-school but never out of fashion.
This simple bourbon drink is pure old-school.
This tasty and simple recipe will never go out of style.
Made infamous by The Dude's in The Big Lebowski, the White Russian is a classic vodka cocktail. Sweet, creamy and boozy, this three ingredient cocktail is dessert in a glass – an old fashioned glass, no less – with the ability to get you tipsy in no time. What more can you ask for?
This inventive cocktail could only come from the mind of Richard Woods at Sushisamba London, where he puts a richly-flavored spin on the Old Fashioned with Wagyu fat–washed Japanese whisky.
This mezcal-spiked spin on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail is a south-of-the-border delight.
This delicious bourbon cocktail is what happens when a Manhattan and an Old Fashioned hang out together.
It would be rude not to introduce yourself to the neighborhood with this delightful Negroni recipe.
The Stinger cocktail is like an adult after-dinner mint. The recipe dates back to the 1890s. Feel the sweet sting of cognac and crème de menthe in this classic nitecap.
Pucker up for this gin, Bénédictine and lemon juice combo.
A delicious mix of three spirits, pineapple, lime juice and, of course, ginger.
Who says medicine can't taste amazing? This essential cocktail was created for sailors as a way to prevent scurvy. It didn't take long to realize that this preventative drink was also delicious. While scurvy may be of the past, it seems like this tart tipple is here to stay.
Homemade peach-apricot-chipotle syrup takes this drink way beyond the Julep.
The Negroni Cocktail is a classic Italian drink. Order a Negroni and you'll be sure to Impress your bartender.
Spike your iced tea with rye whiskey.
The tiki mug is optional but come on, you know you want one.
This autumnal vodka cocktail contains both.
Make the Cuban classic with a carbon-neutral spirit.
Red peppers. Chocolate liqueur. Tequila. Your tongue will dance.
Watermelon juice should be a more common part of your summer cocktails. Start here.
Before it called for rye whiskey, the New Orleans classic was made with cognac.
With a slug of spicy bourbon, this blackberry cocktail isn’t as demure as she looks.
The secret to this gorgeous tipple is chilled hibiscus tea.
It doesn’t get much more classic than this NOLA standard.