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I'll Take Manhattan

Thirsty Thursday

One of my top three favorite drinks is the Manhattan. I prefer bourbon over rye whisky. Breckenridge Bourbon Whisky Reserve Blend is my favorite. It's a smooth drink that's sensational on its own! The fact that I'm buying local from a distillery that uses mineral-infused Rocky Mountain snowmelt is a bonus!

"Expression notes ranging from brown sugar, molasses, and caramel to dried orange peel with cardamom, vanilla and rye spice."

Photo © Sheila Karner | Manhattan drink, bourbon, angostura bitters, maraschino cherry


2 oz Bourbon

1 oz Sweet Vermouth

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

1 Maraschino Cherry

Stir bourbon, vermouth, and bitters in an ice-filled mixing glass until the outside of the glass is very cold (about 30 seconds). Pour into a chilled glass, and garnish with a cherry.

I like to pour mine over a large ice cube, which melts slowly. This ensures a cold drink to the last sip!

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