Manhattan 101

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Not only is September Bourbon Heritage Month, Jimmy Russell, Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller is celebrarting his 58th year making Bourbon.  Here’s their twist on the venerable Manhattan.  

Raise a toast to Jimmy for giving this fine Kentucky Bourbon. 

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ ounces Wild Turkey bourbon
  • 1/3 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/3 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 thin slice fresh ginger
  • 3 mint leaves
  • ½ tsp powdered sugar
  • Dash aromatic bitters

Instructions

Muddle ginger, mint, powdered sugar and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Add Wild Turkey bourbon, vermouth and ice. Shake and strain into a chilled glass.

Courtesy of Wild Turkey Bourbon.

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  • http://www.wine-logic.com/ Dusty

    I’ve tried adding dry vermouth in equal parts to my generic Manhattan and did not like it. I think I’ll give it another chance with this recipe! I may play around with the types of bitters some if it is good!