A Modern Classic: The Best Old Fashioned Cocktails In NYC

Any bartender who has done his or her proper homework will know how to fix a pretty good Old Fashioned. What is that, you ask? The wonderful drink that contains whisky, bitters, water, sugar, and a twist. Many bars don't list it on their drink menus because it's not particularly trendy, but the Old Fashioned is a drink for those who really enjoy whisky (Bourbon or Rye, specifically) and have a classic New York flair about them. If you are one of the latter or if you're intrigued, click through to learn where to get the best Old Fashioned cocktails in the city.

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