The old-fashioned is the Doric column of the cocktail world. A sturdy and simple pillar of whiskey, sugar, and bitters, it doesn’t cry out for experimentation.
February/March 2017: Perfect Cocktails
Timmy Vincent stands in front of a reproduction of a John James Audubon painting of a Louisiana heron that hangs in the rustic camp he calls home. “The water reached here,” he says, pointing to the tea-colored stain that neatly bisects the print at chest height.