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Cure, home of a low-proof Old Fashioned
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Five Unexpected Variations On The Old Fashioned To Try in NOLA This Fall

Tapioca pearls, jackfruit, pork belly, and birdseed add unexpected delights to this favorite cold-weather cocktail.

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Fall. Season of cooler weather and bourbon, lots of bourbon. Nothing ushers in a cool breeze like a classic Old Fashioned, but here are five variations that take the drink to unexpected places.  From Vietnamese to Filipino flavors, here are five variations on The Old Fashioned you don't want to miss this fall.

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1. Low-Proof Old Fashioned at Cure

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4905 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 302-2357
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Don't feel like getting super boozy with your Old Fashioned? Fresh on the Fall Cocktail Menu at Cure, The Elle Rio, is a low proof sipper with hints of nut.

2. Jackfruit Old Fashioned at Milkfish

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125 N Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA
Fresh on the cocktail menu for fall, a Filipino take on the Old Fashioned with the addition of tropical jackfruit, served with a boozy cherry garnish.

3. Frozen Old Fashioned Boba Tea at MoPho

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514 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-6845
MoPho makes The Old Fashioned extremely fun with their bubble tea variation, featuring tapioca pearls, and a frozen concoction that goes down dangerously quick.

4. Pork Belly Old Fashioned at Wayfare

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4510 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Pork belly infused Buffalo Trace and house-candied bacon star in this Old Fashioned at Freret favorite Wayfare.

5. Toasted Birdseed Old Fashioned at Loa

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221 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 553-9550
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A riff on the classic is made with Wild Turkey Rare Breed Barrel Proof Bourbon, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters, and a house made pine needle and birdseed syrup.

1. Low-Proof Old Fashioned at Cure

4905 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Don't feel like getting super boozy with your Old Fashioned? Fresh on the Fall Cocktail Menu at Cure, The Elle Rio, is a low proof sipper with hints of nut.
4905 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115

2. Jackfruit Old Fashioned at Milkfish

125 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA
Fresh on the cocktail menu for fall, a Filipino take on the Old Fashioned with the addition of tropical jackfruit, served with a boozy cherry garnish.
125 N Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA

3. Frozen Old Fashioned Boba Tea at MoPho

514 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
MoPho makes The Old Fashioned extremely fun with their bubble tea variation, featuring tapioca pearls, and a frozen concoction that goes down dangerously quick.
514 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

4. Pork Belly Old Fashioned at Wayfare

4510 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Pork belly infused Buffalo Trace and house-candied bacon star in this Old Fashioned at Freret favorite Wayfare.
4510 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115

5. Toasted Birdseed Old Fashioned at Loa

221 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130
A riff on the classic is made with Wild Turkey Rare Breed Barrel Proof Bourbon, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters, and a house made pine needle and birdseed syrup.
221 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130

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