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Old Fashioned Cocktail

The Glassware You Really Need At Home

Food52 | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste

Do your cocktails justice with the right glassware -- because your drinks deserve the best.

What Does The End Of 'Mad Men' Mean To Cocktail Culture?

Jose Martinez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

It's interesting to look back and see just how much this show has influenced the landscape of cocktail culture.

These Are The Drinks Bartenders Really Order When They're Not On The Job

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.24.2014 | Taste

When in doubt, ask the experts.

Stay Classy With These Anchorman 2 Cocktails

Thrillist | Posted 02.18.2014 | Taste

Get ready for a trip to Pleasure Town.

How to Cocktail Video: Spiced Old Fashioned | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

The Spiced Old Fashioned reinvents the classic Old Fashioned cocktail by using tequila, spicy chile and maple syrup.

Tired of Tequila? Try These Delicious New Spirits For Cinco De Mayo Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Want something other than tequila this Cinco de Mayo? Try a new whisky, rum, vodka, even cachaça. ¡Saludos, amigos!

Why Are Cocktails Important?

Tom Macy | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

The main complaint about cocktails these days is that they're pretentious. This image is only perpetuated when they're served by a bunch of seemingly elitist bearded bartenders who obsess over antiquated drinks that cost the price of an entree.

5 Old Fashioneds You Need To Try | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste

The name Old Fashioned refers to the original concept for a cocktail, which was first defined in 1806 as a combination of water, sugar, liquor (not just whiskey) and bitters.

9 Strong Drinks To Toast Dad

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

On Father's Day, make a toast to your dad with a great manly cocktail. We've put together a selection of our favorite dad-worthy cocktail ideas, inclu...

10 New Spirits For Summer

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

I've never been a big fan of seasonal cocktails. A glass of really good whiskey can be awesome in July.

Drink Like A Man: 5 Cocktails Every Guy Should Know

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Black Voices

Don't go looking for mixologist Karl Franz Williams' spirited creations at 67 Orange Street in Manhattan. Besides the fact that Orange St. is now call...

Bad Cocktails and Lousy Baseball: What Mad Men Won't Tell You About New York in 1966

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

There's a lot about the New York trod by the real Mad Men back in 1966 -- the year in which we assume season five will be set -- that would send even die-hard Mad Men retroheads scurrying back to 2012.

WATCH: How To Make An Old Fashioned | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home

This drink's name says it all: The Old Fashioned adheres to the earliest known definition of "cocktail," which described a mixture of spirit, bitters, water and sugar. That's it. Nothing more.

6 Ways To Sweeten Your Cocktails | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home

The oldest definition that anyone has found for the term "cocktail" describes a drink with exactly four ingredients: A spirit (of course), water, bitters and sugar.

Ten For '10: The Best New Spirits Of The Year

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

For spirits, the last year has been a dilly, a doozy, a real humdinger. In other words, spectacular. A ridiculously gushing torrent of new bottlings has hit the shelves of liquor stores and bars worldwide.

The Spirit Of America: Rye Whiskeys For The Fourth Of July, And Every Other Day

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

With July 4th at hand, it's time to pay tribute to those uniquely American inventions that have made this country great. Baseball. Jazz. Blue jeans...