"Lady Liberty | Crafted Pour"

"The Old Fashioned is one of my favourite cocktails and the Conference is one of my favourite riffs on it. This is one drink that really opened my eyes to split bases. The inspiration for this Old Fashioned comes from America's original spirit and my favourite distillate, Rum!! Back when America was still a colony of the British Crown, rum reigned supreme. Grains were expensive and mostly used for food. Molasses from the Caribbean however was cheap and plentiful. So rum was produced with traditional pot stills and the most popular method of consumption was in Punches Instead of buying molasses from other British colonies, the colonists got it from the French Caribbean Islands. The British nobility did not like that so they pressured the King to impose the Molasses Act of 1733 which introduced heavy taxes on French molasses This tax went mostly unenforced, either through smuggling or bribes and in 1763 the more severe Sugar Act was passed. A few distilleries went out of business and most just barely got by. Complaining to parliament, the colonists managed to get the Act revised and the tariffs were lowered but the winds of change had begun to blow and the colonies were primed for revolution After the revolutionary war it was hard to get molasses so rum production petered out and was replaced by whiskey. Whiskey was promoted as the patriotic drink as it was fully produced in the USA This cocktail combines American whiskey and rum, French cognac and rum, some molasses and black walnut bitters and a touch of demerara syrup to make a rich and complex Old Fashioned ", "undefined", "Lady Liberty ",

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Lady Liberty By , May 8, 2009 The Old Fashioned is one of my favourite cocktails and the Conference is one of my favourite riffs on it. This is one drink that really opened my eyes to split bases. The inspiration for this Old Fashioned comes from America's original spirit and my favourite distillate, Rum!!

Back when America was still a colony of the British Crown, rum reigned supreme. Grains were expensive and mostly used for food. Molasses from the Caribbean however was cheap and plentiful. So rum was produced with traditional pot stills and the most popular method of consumption was in Punches

Instead of buying molasses from other British colonies, the colonists got it from the French Caribbean Islands. The British nobility did not like that so they pressured the King to impose the Molasses Act of 1733 which introduced heavy taxes on French molasses

This tax went mostly unenforced, either through smuggling or bribes and in 1763 the more severe Sugar Act was passed. A few distilleries went out of business and most just barely got by. Complaining to parliament, the colonists managed to get the Act revised and the tariffs were lowered but the winds of change had begun to blow and the colonies were primed for revolution

After the revolutionary war it was hard to get molasses so rum production petered out and was replaced by whiskey. Whiskey was promoted as the patriotic drink as it was fully produced in the USA

This cocktail combines American whiskey and rum, French cognac and rum, some molasses and black walnut bitters and a touch of demerara syrup to make a rich and complex Old Fashioned The Old Fashioned is one of my favourite cocktails and the Conference is one of my favourite riffs on it. This is one drink that really opened my eyes to split bases. The inspiration for this Old Fashioned comes from America's original spirit and my favourite distillate, Rum!! Back when America was still a colony of the British Crown, rum reigned supreme. Grains were expensive and mostly used for food. Molasses from the Caribbean however was cheap and plentiful. So rum was produced with traditional pot stills and the most popular method of consumption was in Punches Instead of buying molasses from other British colonies, the colonists got it from the French Caribbean Islands. The British nobility did not like that so they pressured the King to impose the Molasses Act of 1733 which introduced heavy taxes on French molasses This tax went mostly unenforced, either through smuggling or bribes and in 1763 the more severe Sugar Act was passed. A few distilleries went out of business and most just barely got by. Complaining to parliament, the colonists managed to get the Act revised and the tariffs were lowered but the winds of change had begun to blow and the colonies were primed for revolution After the revolutionary war it was hard to get molasses so rum production petered out and was replaced by whiskey. Whiskey was promoted as the patriotic drink as it was fully produced in the USA This cocktail combines American whiskey and rum, French cognac and rum, some molasses and black walnut bitters and a touch of demerara syrup to make a rich and complex Old Fashioned Ingredients: - Bourbon - Aged American Pot Still Rum Instructions: Stir everything with ice and strain into a rocks glass over one large ice cube. Express orange peel over the top and garnish with an orange twist Themed,Signatures,Spirit Forward,Modern,Old Fashioned,Rich,Tiki