The Old Fashioned. The name evokes nostalgia and the pleasures of an earlier era. It is also one of our favorite cocktails: The Bourbon Old Fashioned:
Stir together in a rocks glass with 5 ice cubes:
3oz of your favorite bourbon
1 tsp simple syrup
2 dashed bitters
Twist a lemon peel over it and garnish with an orange peel and a good cherry.