Welcome back cocktail enthusiasts. This week, you're getting a bonus history lesson with your tasty beverage, because this week, we're remembering the Maine. The USS Maine was an armored battle cruiser sent by the United States to Havana in 1898 to look after American interests during the Cuban War of Independence.
Welcome to the first installment in a new off-season series highlighting everyone's favorite pastime: drinking! This week's cocktail is a true classic: The Old Fashioned. The Old Fashioned has been around in one form or another since the early 1800s. Cocktails, by their earliest definition, only contained 4 ingredients: base spirit, sugar,