Man O' War

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Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 169 calories in one serving of Man O' War.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Man O' War image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Libbey Speakeasy Coupe 8.5oz

Garnish:

Lemon zest & Luxardo maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 12 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
12 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
12 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
13 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
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Our Comment:

Zingy, sweet and sour, fruity and bourbon laced.

About:

Originating in the mid-20th century, this cocktail is named after an American thoroughbred who was one of the greatest racehorses in history winning 20 of 21 races in 1919-20.

Traditional versions of this cocktail call for a whopping 30ml/1oz triple sec and 15ml/½oz lemon juice.

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