Anejo Manhattan

A classic cocktail with a Mexican twist! Don Julio Anejo Tequila chilled with Sweet Vermouth and a Dash of Bitters that's served straight up with an Orange Twist - Salud!

Anejo Manhattan

Ingredients

  • 50ml

    Don Julio Anejo Tequila

  • 15ml

    Sweet Vermouth

  • 1

    Dash of Angostura Bitters

  • 1

    Orange Twist (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve

Equipment

  • 1

    Martini Glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1

    Jigger

  • 1

    Muddler

  • 1

    Mixing Glass

  • 1

    Julep Strainer

  • 1

    Bar Spoon

  • 1

    Tongs

Serves:
1

Method

  • Preparation
    1. Add all the ingredients to an Ice-filled Mixing Glass.
    2. Stir to mix, chill and dilute.
    3. Strain into a chilled Martini Glass.
    4. Garnish with an Orange Twist.
  • Alcohol content

    Alcohol content

    17.8 g per serve

Interesting facts

The spec for this drink can be tweaked to suit different palates by either creating the 'Sweet', 'Dry' or 'Perfect' Manhattan.

History of the drink

The Olean, New York, Sunday Morning Herald published a story in September 1882, and is believed to the earliest recorded written mention of the Manhattan. A combination of whisky, vermouth and bitters only recently became popular following a statement from the same article regarding the name of this mixture. 'It went under numerous titles - Manhattan Cocktail, Turf Club Cocktail, and Jockey Club Cocktail'.