• Cherries Are a Garnish for Children

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    Seemingly every week on r/bourbon , a neat-sipping whiskey drinker will discuss finally dipping their toes into the wonderful world of cocktails, typically via the Old Fashioned. After having made one, though, and not being impressed, they'll always ask the group of 218,000 Redditors what they did wrong.
    Did they not use the right bourbon? Or maybe they should have tried rye? Was it the wrong bitters or refrigerator ice or simple syrup? But, I swear, the answer back from the online peanut gallery is always the same: You just need to use better cherries.
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