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Maker’s Mark Fashionable Manhattan

Maker’s Mark Fashionable Manhattan

The Grand Champion of the 2006 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Cocktail Challenge, this incredible combination of the Manhattan and the Old Fashioned is a drink made for slow sipping and pure enjoyment.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 parts Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
  • 1/2 part sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • Lime, lemon and orange wedges
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place two dashes of Angostura® Bitters and wedges of lime, lemon and orange into a cocktail glass.
  2. Macerate the fruit until the bitters and fruit oils cover the entire inside of the glass.
  3. Remove fruit remnants.
  4. Pour Maker’s Mark® Bourbon and sweet vermouth into a shaker, add ice and shake vigorously.
  5. Strain into cocktail glass.
  6. Run a bar spoon around the inside of the glass to release the fruit oils and bitters into the drink.
  7. Garnish with a broken maraschino cherry.

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