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"This is my own version of the Old Fashioned, for I loathe "fruit salad" in a drink and all the decorations that usually accompany this simple cocktail."—James Beard
- 1 lump of sugar
- 1 slice of lemon peel
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- 3 ounces of whiskey, rum, or brandy
Mash the sugar and bitters and lemon peel with a muddler. Add the ice and the spirit and stir well.