There's no question Prohibition forced bartenders to get creative. The dubious quality of bootleg whiskey made mixers like ginger ale commonplace, and muddled fruit found its way into the formerly stodgy old-fashioned. When repeal arrived, the changes stuck, but not everyone was pleased. In 1936 the New York Times printed a letter signed by "Old Timer," who labeled the new-fangled old-fashioned "profanation and extortion." New Yorkers still take their spirits seriously; you just need to survey the current landscape of cocktail bars.Read More
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