Añejo Manhattan

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


  • 1.75oz

    Don Julio Anejo Tequila

  • 0.5oz

    Sweet Vermouth

  • 1

    Dash of Angostura Bitters

  • 1

    Orange Twist (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Martini Glass

  • 1

    Ice scoop

  • 1


  • 1


  • 1

    Mixing Glass

  • 1

    Julep Strainer

  • 1

    Bar Spoon

  • 1




  • 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:

    Alcohol content: 17.1g per serve

Interesting fact

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'.