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4 Things You Need To Know About A Old-Fashioned Cocktail

The old-fashioned cocktail is one of the classic cocktails that has gone very fewer changes from the time it got invented. It is the perfect cocktail which is a little sweet and a little bitter. Here are five facts about this iconic cocktail. Next time when you are at a pub nearby and sipping this iconic cocktail, share these points with your friends and show off your cocktail knowledge.

  1. Typical old-fashioned consists of Spirit, sugar, bitters, and water which are the ideal components of a perfect cocktail.

  2. Although the original recipe was made with whiskey, this cocktail can be made with mezcal, rum, gin, and other spirits. In 1887 the first version was made with gum syrup, ice, Angostura bitters, a couple of dashes of Caco and whiskey. By 1900 the angosturas were let go and swapped the gum syrup with raw sugar. All the alterations had a citrus peel on the top.

  3. A brandy variation of this cocktail originated in Wisconsin which was carried by many German immigrants who settled in the state in the late 19th century.

  4. A perfect cocktail is one which has a balance between all the ingredients, and nothing must be overbearing. In the case of old-fashioned sugar makes all the difference, the balance depends on the source and the amount of sugar. If you are using simple syrup, then use a younger bourbon which is 80-90 proof.

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Music always cheers up our mind and satisfy our soul with peace. The new and trending concept of live music in pubs and bars always multiply our fun and we tend to visit these bars and pubs every weekend. So, these are some exotic pubs and bars which inflate the experience of their customers with amazing services and melodious live music experience.

  1. AREA 51, PUNE

Area 51, situated in the outskirts of the city is just perfect and worth the trek as the dome with its revolving lounge bar is an astonishing experience. They have highlights of giving live music experience to their customers. The glass-bottomed level lit with myriad colors adds spark to the live music experience at Area 51. Go here when you want to go nuts with a big group of people.


Air Café Lounge is a perfect place to relax and an welcoming retreat. The lounge bar is stocked with great ambiance and elegant experience of live music performed by great artists. The melody of music with delicious dishes is guaranteed to leave feeling truly satisfied. 

  1.  ARDOR 2.1, DELHI

Ardor Restaurant, Lounge and Terrace cafe particularly known for best parties and décor gives you mouth-watering food with terrace experience just like pastry with a cherry on the top. You should definitely visit this if you love live music with a beer in your hand.

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Chilling in bars and pubs is all you desire when the weekend is knocking up the door. The fun doubles up when you go with your friends or cousins as the talks and enjoyment with the people of your age and mentality comforts you more in a specific outing. Nowadays pubs and bars have trend to promote the games that you can enjoy with your friends to multiple your fun on that visit. These are some of the games that you can actually enjoy and can easily add up in your cherish experience.

  1. Dice Drinking Games

An affordable and a very simple game. Just have dice and cups available at that bar. It gives a nice touch to include in each rental a card with some of the tricky instructions to a few of the most popular dice games.

  1. Table Games

The table games are always fun. Whether it’s a coin operated tables, or air hockey, foosball or a pool table. They are pretty exciting as there are variety of it and you can just hold a beer in your hand and play along chilling.

  1. Dart Game

One of the most iconic pub game, it can provide you a great time as well as hilarious time if you are not properly coordinated.

  1. Cornhole

Another cheap and best option to boost up your energy. But just remember it’s all about luck.

  1. Social Board Games

For long parties and to keep it exciting as well as simple, these social board games plays an important role. These games include Jenga, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Uno, etc.

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