HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #18

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED “BRANDY OLD FASHIONED”

SERVES ONE

1 SUGAR CUBE

DASH OF ANGOSTURA BITTERS

1 TEASPOON WATER

3 MEASURES BRANDY

CRACKED ICE

TWIST OF LEMON PEEL

PLACE THE SUGAR CUBE IN A SMALL, CHILLED  OLD-FASHIONED OR

LOWBALL GLASS, AND ADD THE ANGOSTURA BITTERS AND WATER.

MASH WITH A SPOON UNTIL THE SUGAR HAS DISSOLVED, THEN

POUR IN THE BRANDY AND STIR. ADD THE CRACKED ICE AND

DECORATE WITH A TWIST OF LEMON PEEL.

THE OLD FASHIONED IS SUCH A UBIQUITOUS COCKTAIL THAT A

SMALL, STRAIGHT-SIDED GLASS OR LOWBALL GLASS IS ALSO KNOWN

AS AN “OLD-FASHIONED” GLASS.

THIS VERSION OF THE COCKTAIL IS BASED ON BRANDY, RATHER

THAN BOURBON OR SCOTCH.

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