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Cocktails & Spirits

Old Fashioned Cocktail Neat?

PeterB | Jan 16, 201203:02 PM     56

Booze Hounds, help me out, please. This has happened to me twice in the last couple of months. While out at a bar I have ordered an Old Fashioned. When the drinks were served they were neat. I requested ice and was accommodated, but I have never in my life heard of that. Is this some sort of new thing or just a strange aberration? Both bartenders were quite young. Just to make sure I hadn't missed something I did a Google image search of "old fashioned cocktail" and every image showed ice in the glass. Please advise.

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