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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.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. We've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
Basically, a classic Manhattan with amaro in place of sweet vermouth. Heavier in style and with distinctive bitter chocolate and light spice.
Raspberry and rich almond tamed by lime with underlying cognac character.
There may be some chocolate in your coffee liqueur and perhaps cocoa beans play a role in the amaro, but like the Coffee Cocktail (which has no coffee)
Bittersweet with zesty citrus and subtle carbonation lifting and enlivening deeper rooty and herbal notes.
We do like a pun and this one is a particularly tasty aperitivo.
Big flavours combine harmoniously in this Manhattan riff which substitutes bitters for an amaro.
Negroni in name and Negroni in style with the sweetness of Aperol countered by the use of amaro.
Lightly smoked earthy coffee with hints of zesty orange.
A delicious stirred down, grappa laced aperitif or summertime digestif.
A refreshing Pimm's Cup-like. A great long drink to come home to.
With a whopping 15ml of bitters on top of 15ml amaro (Italian for bitter) and a punchy 45ml high proof rye, this cocktail perhaps would have been better
Spirit-forward and bittersweet.
Cognac, amaretto and amaro, aromatised with vanilla bitters and Islay single malt.
Smoky peaty notes from Islay single malt whisky dominate this spirit-forward and bittersweet sipper of a cocktail.
Bittersweet with rich jammy apricot and a touch of tart citrus freshness, this cocktail teeters on being sweet but manages to remain balanced.
A sipper of a cocktail to chase a meal or for late-night contemplation.
A Sweet Manhattan riff with rich Pedro Ximénez sherry taming bourbon and amaro adding complexity.
A bittersweet aperitif style cocktail with light strawberry and delicate lavender notes.
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