Old Fashioned - Jack Daniel's
If you’re like us, chances are you like to enjoy a good whiskey in good company. You may like it simple, with ice, or in a more elaborate version, as a cocktail. In A Generous Country we are fans of Old fashioneda drink that despite its name is absolutely timeless. Since November is the month of this preparation, we created a contest to give away three bottles. In addition, we leave you the best recipe to enjoy it.

A thirsty story

The first time the word “cocktail” was published was on May 13, 1806 in the New York newspaper The Balance and Columbian Repository. In that text they referred to drinks as the union of distillates, sugar, water and bitters or bitter. By the late 1800s, bartenders already had their recipes perfected, and they went from bar to bar thanks to customers.

About him Old fashioned, It is said that this drink was created in 1895 by George Kappeler, who first published his recipe in the book “Modern American Drinks”, inspiring an infinite number of variations in the world of cocktails. In the middle of the 21st century, the Old fashionedto the point of even giving this name to the type of glass used to drink it.

Old Fashioned – Jack Daniel’s

The Best Old Fashioned Recipe

The month of Old fashioned and to celebrate, Gus Vocke brand ambassador from Jack Daniel’s Latam, share the perfect recipe. In addition, he tells us that it is possible to reverse this preparation with the precise details, such as choosing grapefruit or lime, syrup or a sweet liqueur.


  • 2 oz Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 2 shots or dash of Angostura bitters

In a glass add the sugar and Angostura bitters, stir a little, add cubed ice, 2 oz of Jack and the orange slice. We recommend stirring without completely dissolving the sugar, which should remain at the bottom, as it will dissolve as it is drunk.

contest here

If you want to win one of the three bottles of Jack Daniel’s that we are raffling off, simply fill out this form. In it we will ask you with whom you would share a Old fashioned. You know, in this contest Iván Guerrero and Werne Núñez from Un País Generoso give you your own bottle of Jack Daniel’s.

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