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If An Old-Fashioned Is Your Drink, There's Something You Should Know

The old fashioned is a classic cocktail. Actually, it’s as classic as they come. You see, historians believe cocktails only became cocktails around the early 1800s, when four simple ingredients were added together: sugar, bitter, water and booze. (Today, ice usually stands in for water.) At one point in the early days, a bartender would add sugar, bitters and water to a glass and hand it to the patron along with a bottle of booze.
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