The Beginnings of the Best Cocktail – The Manhattan

28 Jun


The Manhattan has a few foundational components that make it such a popular and legendary elixir. Firstly, it is truly an American cocktail as it defining ingredient is the New World’s whiskey, Bourbon. And Secondly, its namesake is the quintessential American city with enough attitude and character to inebriate anyone.

The blending of American Bourbon with fine European vermouths and Caribbean bitters adds a bit of zeal and hints at our exploratory nature.

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Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Cocktail History


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