The Old-Fashioned Heads South with Partida Tequila

The Old-Fashioned is a classic cocktail that, for want of a better phrase, fits its name perfectly. It’s been around forever and is embraced across the country. It’s even the official State Cocktail of Wisconsin – a state that knows plenty about drinking.

Now, hold that thought as I admit to completely missing Mexican Independence Day on September 16. I’m sorry, but I’m not that up on my international holidays.

 To make up for that oversight, we’re going to bring the Old-Fashioned back into play here and give it a Mexican spin via Partida Tequila.

Related: Hornitos Tequila Bids Summer Farewell

Anejo Old-Fashioned

Created by Julie Reiner, Flatiron Lounge (NYC).


  • 3 oz Partida Anejo Tequila
  • ¼ oz Agave Nectar
  • Dash Angostura Bitters
  • Orange Peel

Preparation: In an Old-Fashioned glass Muddle the Orange peel, Bitters & Agave nectar. Muddle just to release the Orange oils. Add ice and Partida Anejo. Stir to mix all ingredients & garnish with Brandied cherries on a pick.


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