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Two Smoked Cherry Manhattans with Mixcles package box nearby, garnished with orange peel

Grill Master Manhattan

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
This smoky Black Manhattan is perfect for sipping while cooking at the grill. Its hickory smoke flavor blends deliciously with the bitter amaro while the cherry provides a great tie to the bourbon. While this is best made with thawed Mixicles, pouring the ingredients and slightly thawed cubes in a glass with a splash of water will give you a fabulous cocktail in just a few minutes, and one that changes while you sip. Cheers!
5 from 6 votes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Smoked Black Cherry Mixicle, partially thawed
  • 1 oz amaro
  • 2 oz bourbon or rye for a spicier kick
  • Garnish: fancy cherry or orange peel

Instructions
 

  • Let the Mixicle partially thaw, add it, the amaro and the whiskey to a mixing glass, fill with ice and stir for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass and top with cherries and an orange peel. Turn the burgers one last time. Sip.
Keyword amaro, black manhattan, bourbon, cherry, Mixicles, smoke
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