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10 Standout Old Fashioneds in Philadelphia

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Regardless of mixologist trends, there's something to be said for the timelessness of a classic cocktail. Of the classics, the Old Fashioned is the dignified grandfather of the bunch. Its components are sparse — typically just a hint of sugar muddled with a few drops of bitters and topped with a citrus twist — which really let the bourbon or rye shine. For the Old Fashioned and its ilk, the rich caramel flavors of Knob Creek® are particularly suited for today's versions of this standard bearer of cocktails. Here now, ten of those standouts.

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1. Time

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1315 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 985-4800
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The Old Fashioned here is as reliable as it gets: Knob Creek Rye Whiskey with Angostura, and finished off with a cherry and a citrus peel.

2. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

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1426 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 246-0533
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Order a sweeter Old Fashioned here made by muddling cherry, bitters and sugar and stirred with 9-year Knob Knob Creek Bourbon.

3. REX 1516

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1516 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 735-1116
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The Old Fashioned here is made with 9-year Knob Creek Bourbon, house-made bitters and topped with the simplest of lemon twists.

4. The Fat Ham

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3131 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 735-1913
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Cherry and house-made bitters offer a twist on this Knob Creek Bourbon Old Fashioned.

5. Heritage

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914 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 627-7500
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The Old Fashioned here made with Knob Creek Bourbon utilizes muddled raw sugar and house made bitters.

6. One Tippling Place

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2006 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-0456
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An Old Fashioned here is done right, with Knob Creek Bourbon, Angostura and finished with both an orange wedge and cherry.

7. Ashton Cigar Bar

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1522 Walnut St Fl 2
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(267) 350-0000
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Order an Old Fashioned made with Knob Creek Rye with the standard fixings. (The bartender knows not to mess with a good thing.)

8. Cooperidge

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601 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 226-2667
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In this Old Fashioned, the Knob Creek shines: its mixed with muddled cherries, sugar and bitters. Pick a rye if you want your cocktail less sweet.

9. Teresa's Cafe

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124 N Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 293-9909
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The Old Fashioned here is to the point: it uses Knob Creek Bourbon and house-made bitters.

10. Lloyd Whiskey Bar

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529 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 425-4600
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Perfect for fall, order the Maple Spiced Pecan Knob Creek Rye Old Fashioned.
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1. Time

1315 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Old Fashioned here is as reliable as it gets: Knob Creek Rye Whiskey with Angostura, and finished off with a cherry and a citrus peel.
1315 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

2. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

1426 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Order a sweeter Old Fashioned here made by muddling cherry, bitters and sugar and stirred with 9-year Knob Knob Creek Bourbon.
1426 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

3. REX 1516

1516 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
The Old Fashioned here is made with 9-year Knob Creek Bourbon, house-made bitters and topped with the simplest of lemon twists.
1516 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146

4. The Fat Ham

3131 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cherry and house-made bitters offer a twist on this Knob Creek Bourbon Old Fashioned.
3131 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

5. Heritage

914 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
The Old Fashioned here made with Knob Creek Bourbon utilizes muddled raw sugar and house made bitters.
914 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

6. One Tippling Place

2006 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
An Old Fashioned here is done right, with Knob Creek Bourbon, Angostura and finished with both an orange wedge and cherry.
2006 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

7. Ashton Cigar Bar

1522 Walnut St Fl 2, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Order an Old Fashioned made with Knob Creek Rye with the standard fixings. (The bartender knows not to mess with a good thing.)
1522 Walnut St Fl 2
Philadelphia, PA 19102

8. Cooperidge

601 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
In this Old Fashioned, the Knob Creek shines: its mixed with muddled cherries, sugar and bitters. Pick a rye if you want your cocktail less sweet.
601 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

9. Teresa's Cafe

124 N Wayne Ave, Wayne, PA 19087
The Old Fashioned here is to the point: it uses Knob Creek Bourbon and house-made bitters.
124 N Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA 19087

10. Lloyd Whiskey Bar

529 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Perfect for fall, order the Maple Spiced Pecan Knob Creek Rye Old Fashioned.
529 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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