Gunner’s Libations: Old school, new twist

Have you ever wondered why an Old Fashion is called, well, an Old Fashion? The story is quite simple: Way back when bartenders began mixing up new cocktails with signature twists, purists would demand a drink the “old-fashion way.”
Fair enough. But for The Little Nell’s head mixologist Jacob Johnson, there’s something to be said for blending the old with the new. Take the Chai Old Fashion, likely to be a staple on the apres-ski menu at the popular Chair 9. In this take on the standard Old Fashion, chai-infused bourbon, Demera syrup and Armarini cherries serve to soften the tastes.
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Via:: Aspen Times