Old-Fashioned Brandy Cocktail
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: bitterAlso Known As: aromatic bitters What it is: Bitters
A bitters is an alcoholic beverage that contains herbal essences, has a bitter or bittersweet flavor, and is typically flavored with citrus. There are numerous brands of bitters, which were formerly marketed as patent medicines but are now considered to be digestifs and are principally used as digestifs and as flavorings in cocktails. Bitters commonly have an alcoholic strength of 45% ABV and normally consumed only in small amounts as a digestif or when added as a flavoring agent.
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
Ingredient: brandyWhat it is: Brandy
Crush a small lump of sugar in a whiskey-glass with a very little water, add one lump ice, two dashes bitters, a small piece-lemon peel, one jigger brandy. Stir with small bar-spoon. Serve.