Build Your Own Wisconsin Old-Fashioned

Brandy or bourbon? Sweet, sour, soda, or press?

By Amy Cavanaugh

So you’ve never ordered an old-fashioned in Wisconsin.

Here’s how it goes. You won’t automatically get what most of the country calls an old-fashioned: whiskey, sugar, and bitters. You may get questions. Brandy or bourbon? Sweet, sour, soda, or press? It’ll probably come with a skewered orange slice and a maraschino cherry unless you spec…

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