Old Fashioned Week

Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Brandy

Wisconsin is known for cheese, football, and supper clubs. Supper clubs were social clubs that sprang up in the 20th century where folks could go have a meal, a cocktail, and play some cards. The brandy Old Fashioned has its roots there. They still muddle a cherry and use brandy as their spirit of choice.… Continue reading Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Brandy

Bar Set Up, Old Fashioned Week

Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Barrel Aged Gin

I spent a great number of years believing that I did not like gin. The juniper forward tastes-like-the-smell-of-Christmas-trees was nothing I wanted in a cocktail. It turns out I just didn’t like a particular brand of London Dry Gin. I actually LOVE gin and the more herbal the better. Gin cocktails are certainly classic and… Continue reading Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Barrel Aged Gin

Old Fashioned Week

Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Spiced Cherry Rum

Rum is one of those spirits that is underutilized in classic cocktails that are not “tropical” by nature. Rumbullion, or rum for short, is made by fermenting molasses, the leftover product from processing sugar cane. It has been a product of the Caribbean since the 17th century. It is a beautifully complex yet smooth spirit… Continue reading Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Spiced Cherry Rum

Old Fashioned Week

Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Smoked Tequila

Smoked Tequila Old Fashioned Glass: Old Fashioned Served: On the rocks Yield: 1 cocktail We love our Make & Muddle Traditional Old Fashioned, but we also have some other cocktails that are just as delicious smoked. One of those is our Smoked Tequila Old Fashioned that uses our 3 Herb Gracious Grapefruit Syrup. The smoke… Continue reading Old Fashioned Week 2022 – Smoked Tequila

Old Fashioned Week

Old Fashioned Week 2022

A weeklong celebration of the very first cocktail! We'll explore some wonderful variations of this iconic, classic cocktail, including a few non traditional recipes that don't use brown spirits. Today we kickoff the week with Make & Muddle's take on the original, but first, a little history lesson. The oldest writings describe the Old Fashioned… Continue reading Old Fashioned Week 2022