Short for High Proof Rye Manhattan, my only contribution to this cocktail is the name. I have Bob Cook, a Decerning Drinker who on 27th October 2020 left
As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.
Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
Chartreuse devotees will love this balanced, tangy drink. I'm one.
Classically made with dry vermouth, this vintage cocktail is so much better with bianco vermouth – in which case, ripe pineapple fruitiness and rye whiskey
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
A hint of agave syrup sweetness knocks and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. If
Even vegetarians like bacon and everybody likes Old Fashioneds.
This recipe combines elements from the world's most respected writers of vintage recipes – the base formula comes from Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail
This subtly mandarin orange influenced Sweet Manhattan is made drier and all the more complex, not by dashes of bitters, but by a slug of Italian amaro.
Port and Brandy (AKA Randy) are a match made in heaven, here subtly enriched with a touch of sugar.
Despite the generous dose of Italian 'sweet' vermouth, rye whiskey shines in this harmonious Manhattan-like dry cocktail.
Manhattan-esque, boozy and delicately spiced.
Reminiscent of a classic champagne cocktail with cognac, champagne and zesty orange flavours dominating. It’s surprising how little cherry brandy notes
Spirit-led and very slightly sweet, this makes for a delicious late-night tipple.
Beautifully balanced with lemon acidity cleansing and offsetting sweet orange with subtle herbal tequila.
A rye-based Sweet Manhattan made even sweeter with herbal Bénédictine liqueur and bittered with Peychaud's and absinthe. Originally made with equal
Mezcal, vermouth amaro and orange curaçao combine is a spirit-forward spipper.
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
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