This sweet, autumn variation on a Manhattan is the perfect drink to sip by the fireplace. It takes a little DIY effort, but it’s worth it.
Make some fig bourbon for this tipple, and if you’re really feeling like a mixologist, make the bitters yourself, too. Dubonnet is an aperitif much like sweet vermouth, and it can be found in most liquor stores.
This is a sophisticated treat for an upscale Halloween party or holiday gathering. Enjoy!
Pardon my pun … I couldn’t resist.
Stir all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
This recipe was invented using a ratio from our book! For tips and recipes for more simple yet amazing homemade drinks, check out our book: DIY Cocktails
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