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Nightlife Winners

Best Cocktail

The Old Fashioned At Henninger's Tavern

1812 Bank St., (410) 342-2712, www.henningerstavern.com

Posted 9/17/2008

The old fashioned is a relatively simple drink to make, given its complexity--sugar, water, two kinds of bitters, muddled orange and cherry, bourbon (or rye) whiskey, and ice, with a lemon twist--but, oh, can it be done wrong. Too much sugar or too little bitters are the chief dangers. At Henninger's--and if you're at Henninger's, you've likely already decided it's going to be a night of good food and strong drink--it's done right every time. It'll keep you occupied, too, until the food comes and it's time to switch to wine.

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Other Awards for Best Cocktail:

The Pomekaze at Holy Frijoles, 9/22/2004

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