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Mr Black Has Just Added a Cold Brew Old Fashioned to Its Bottled Cocktail Range

First came the pre-batched coffee negroni — and now you can sip bottled cold fashioneds.
By Sarah Ward and Samantha Teague
July 04, 2020
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Mr Black Has Just Added a Cold Brew Old Fashioned to Its Bottled Cocktail Range

First came the pre-batched coffee negroni — and now you can sip bottled cold fashioneds.
By Sarah Ward and Samantha Teague
July 04, 2020
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Earlier this year, Australia's caffeinated booze expert Mr Black gave fans of alcohol and coffee the premixed beverage they definitely wanted, with the company's bottled coffee negroni marking its first-ever pre-batched cocktail. Now, it's adding another tipple to the range, and it's another big hitter: the cold brew old fashioned, or cold fashioned.

Yes, there's a time for coffee and there's a time for cocktails — but, sometimes, there's a time in the day when you want both and you don't want to do any of the mixing yourself. The cold fashioned is made with Mr Black coffee liqueur, rye whiskey and bitters, and you can expect both coffee and chocolate flavours to come through, as well as a bit of spice.

Each bottle is going for $49 and can be used to make five cocktails (yes, that's a very reasonably $9.80 a drink). To make said cocktail, you just need to pour 100 millilitres of the sweet stuff into a glass over ice and garnish with a citrus twist — if you want to get a little fancy.

It's the third new product that the Mr Black team has released during lockdown, with the company also launching a hand sanitiser in late March. As well as selling thousands (and thousands) of bottles to the public, the team donated hundreds to front-line medical workers, not-for-profits, testing clinics and medical centres.

To get your hands on a bottle of cold fashioned, which, knowing Mr Black's track record, will sell out fast, head over to the Mr Black website. It's currently offering free shopping on all orders over $80.

Mr Black's cold fashioned is on sale now for $49.

Top image: Guy Davies.

Published on July 04, 2020 by Sarah Ward

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