The Old Fashioned Travels From South to North

Liz Grossman

Sitting in the Pendennis Club in Louisville, Ky., and drinking an Old Fashioned is nothing short of sipping history. The walnut-paneled grill room and server’s subtle nod of approval when you place your order are part of the experience of enjoying an Old Fashioned at the club, where the famed cocktail was created in 1881 to appease guests who asked for something sweet to offset the strong whiskey base....