The Old Fashioned cocktail is made by muddling sugar with bitters, then Bourbon or rye whiskey. The drink is usually finished with a twist of citrus rind and a cocktail cherry. It is traditionally served in an Old Fashioned glass, which is named after this very drink.
Old Fashion: Whiskey or Old Fashioned glass 1 sugar cube or a teaspoon of crushed sugar 2 dashes of Angostura bitters Add some water to dissolve the sugar, now mix Add 3 or 4 ice cubes 2 ounces of bourbon or if desired, rye Stir and add garnish, twist. Some prefer orange or cherries or both