The Old Fashioned is arguably one the most elegant cocktails. Made by muddling sugar with bitters, the complexity of its whisky base spirit fully arouses the palate. During the late 19th to mid—20th century, Old Fashioneds became society’s beverage de rigeur. Notable fans in fiction include Don Draper in the popular TV series Mad Men, who even counts his own signature variation. Compared to the original recipe, Don Draper’s Old Fashioned adds a few slices of orange peel and a Maraschino cherry (the decorative cherry often seen on top of cakes), and finishes it with soda for an addictively drinkable libation.