Follow The Old Fashioned Trail

Explore and Find Your New Favorite Old Fashioned in the La Crosse Region!

Call us old fashioned, but an Old Fashioned Drink is a classic must-have here in Wisconsin. Whether you prefer it sweet or sour, it’s famously paired with Friday night fish fry or enjoyed as a refreshing nightcap! Trust us, Wisconsin does it tasty and does it well.

The Trail Starts in Holmen!

Drugan’s Castle Mound Supper Club

Drugan’s Castle Mound offers a country club feel without the country club price. Located in Holmen, they offer a challenging 18-hole, par 72 public golf course, beautifully landscaped with well-edged bunkers, contoured fairways, and bent grass tees and greens. Take a break from golfing and explore their delicious restaurant featuring a variety of steaks, chicken and seafood, paired with a perfect old fashioned!

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Then quench your thirst at Red Pines or Features Sports Bar & Grill!

Red Pines on the banks of Lake Onalaska

Voted Number 1 Rural Bar in Onalaska, WI, the Red Pines Bar & Grill is a destination location. A casual restaurant delivering high quality fare, they are known for a cozy, rustic ambiance, hand-prepared fish, in-house smoked ribs, homemade pizza, and more. Try their version of an old fashioned, or change out your Whiskey and Brandy for any of their Palette Pleasers!

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Features Sports Bar and Grill

Features Sports Bar and Grill – West Salem has built a reputation of being one of the best.  Features’ atmosphere provides everything from a quiet night out with your friends to a true sports bar experience at their bar and bowling alley – perfect for making even more memories! With the largest HD TV’s in the region, get ready to lift your spirits and celebrate a win while savoring an old fashioned.

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Journey from Red Pines to Swing Bridge in La Crescent or from Features to Fox Hollow Golf Course!

Swing Bridge

Swing Bridge Pub is locally owned, serves delightful cuisine, and offers a variety of wines and cocktails… Not to mention their daily two for one happy hour from 3-5 pm. The setting is relaxed and beautiful, perfect for savoring their old fashioned made with local, La Crosse Distilling liquors!

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Fox Hollow

Fox Hollow Golf Course and Banquet Hall is tucked between beautiful rolling hillsides of La Crosse County. Before or after your game of golf, or anytime you want a great meal, visit their bar & grill offering elevated casual pub food to go along with a craft beer or unique Apple Bourbon Old Fashioned.

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Make your way on down to La Crosse and savor the classics!

The Charmant Hotel

Take your choice of a Classic Old Fashioned with Bourbon, Demerara, Trinity Bitters OR a Wisconsin Style with Korbel, Demerara, Trinity Bitters, orange, and a cherry. The Charmant Hotel is a refurbished, 1898-built Candy Factory and inspired hub of activity for visitors and locals alike. The property also features a seasonal rooftop bar to sip and admire the sights in style.

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Le Chateau & La Cave

Be sure to visit La Cave, the lower level of the famous Le Chateau on the edge of Historic Downtown La Crosse. Known for their smoked cocktails and Old Fashioned Drinks you’re sure to be blown away. Their menu contains seasonal, fresh ingredients and includes classic French icons like amuse-bouche to dessert made in house. Cheers to this sensational, luxurious ambiance!

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Piggy’s Restaurant

Whether your preference is neat or on the rocks, Piggy’s sure has great choices when it comes to the classics. Since 1980, they have worked hard to create a dining experience you will remember. Found in the heart of downtown La Crosse, Piggy’s serves up Wisconsin hospitality with Hickory and Minnesota Apple Wood Smoked foods from the surrounding hills of MN and WI.

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Finally, Savor Some Spirits at Mt. La Crosse

Mt. La Crosse

Warm yourself from the inside out with a classic Old Fashioned in the St. Bernard Room, a room packed with St. Bernard dog photos and live music. Since 1959, skiers of all ages and abilities have fallen in love with Mt. La Crosse! From gentle Mileaway, Wisconsin’s longest run, to Damnation, Mid-America’s steepest trail, Mt. La Crosse offers the widest variety of skiing and snowboarding terrain in the Midwest. The unique chalet offers food service, a complete ski shop, rental, and repair shop, and an award-winning bar, all close to the slopes and handy to parking. No matter the season, their overlooking the slopes and bluffs provide attractive views of the Driftless Region.

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