This isn’t an old fashioned, it’s a New Fashioned Drink and isn’t that better? Yes
Would you rather have an old fashioned or a new fashioned? The answer seems pretty clear to us. We want something new! Our New Fashioned Drink is an alcohol free version of the classic cocktail the old fashioned. It is delicious, irresistible and new!
Let us tell you all about new fashioned vs. old fashioned and why a new fashioned cocktail is exactly what you need. Get out your muddler and get ready to make a very tasty mocktail!
new fashioned cocktail is exactly what you need
What is an Old Fashioned Cocktail?
An old fashioned is typically made with bourbon, orange peel, bitters and a cherry. Orange peel is muddled with the bitters and sugar in an old fashioned glass. Ice and bourbon are added to the glass and stirred once or twice.
A maraschino cherry is the classic garnish for an old fashioned. These simple ingredients blend together to make a very iconic drink.
Non Alcoholic New Fashioned Drink
While many people may love this classic cocktail, we aren’t super excited about how much alcohol is in an old fashioned drink. We want something with no alcohol! But still a drink that is delicious and has that classic appeal. Time to make a new fashioned and ditch the old fashioned for good!
However, we wanted to capture this classic drink is way that is more friendly to those of us who do not want alcohol. After a few trials and errors, we think we got it! Our New Fashioned is now ready to try.
How to Make a New Fashioned Mocktail
Making a great old fashioned can be considered an art. Making a perfect New Fashioned takes just as much care. However, our recipe is laid out simply and clearly so you can make an amazing, non alcoholic version of a classic drink.
Rather than relying on bourbon for flavor, we use brewed black tea. The black tea gives the drink an earthy, rich taste and also a little bit of caffeine. You can, of course, choose a decaf black tea if you’d like but we enjoy the pick me up that our mocktail has!
Sugar, orange slices and bitters are all muddled together and then topped with the tea. A bright red cherry goes on as a garnish and the drink is ready to enjoy! It is simple yet tasty, easy but perfected with skill.
If you are having a hard time finding non alcoholic bitters, opt for old fashioned syrup. This is typically a non-alcoholic syrup that is used in old fashioned drinks to add more orange flavor. It works perfectly in our New Fashioned!
Old Fashioned Glass
The traditional glass for serving an old fashioned cocktail is called an old fashioned glass. It is shorter and wider than most stemware. It has a flat base that sits directly on the table. It is a small yet sturdy kind of glass.
We want to stick to the tradition of the cocktail as much as possible while still giving the drink our modern, non alcoholic twist. We use the classic old fashioned glass as a nod to our mocktails origin.
We are confident that our New Fashioned will be just as much of a classic as the old fashioned. It is a drink you can enjoy any time. Feeling hot in the summer? Grab a New Fashioned. Cold in the winter? A New Fashioned will help you feel better. Try having a new fashioned at Thanksgiving rather than a boring old fashioned thanksgiving.
The possibilities are endless! Enjoy!
You Asked, We’re Answering
We get a lot of questions about our new fashioned mocktail so we thought we would answer a few here. You can always send us a message if you have more questions and we will be happy to answer!
What is a new fashioned drink?
Our new fashioned drink is made with black tea, sugar, oranges, bitters and a maraschino cherry garnish. The drink has no alcohol and is a perfect, virgin twist on an old classic.
What drink is similar to an Old Fashioned?
Manhattans are very close to an old fashioned. The orange peel and bitters are added to both drinks. The type of alcohol varies slightly and manhattans have sweet vermouth instead of sugar.
What is in an old fashioned drink?
An old fashioned cocktail is made with bourbon or whiskey, sugar, orange peel and water. It is garnished with a maraschino cherry.
What in a manhattan vs old fashioned?
An old fashioned cocktail is typically made with whiskey while a manhattan is made with rye whiskey. Manhattans also have sweet vermouth rather than sugar.
What is a good non alcoholic drink?
Our new fashioned is a fantastic non alcoholic drink! We also have hundreds of amazing mocktail recipes on our website for you to try. There are drinks for every occasion and drinks to suit everyone’s tastes.
What is a cocktail without alcohol called?
A cocktail without alcohol is called a mocktail. The word “mock” means fake or pretend. So a mocktail is a pretend cocktail. We are big fans of the mocktail!
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