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Christmas Manhattan cocktail with orange garnish and star anise with spices around it

Christmas Manhattan Cocktail

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Add a dash of holiday spice to your Manhattan with some mulled spice-infused vermouth, a bit of nut liqueur a dash of some holiday syrup. This Christmas Manhattan cocktail will be the new family cocktail tradition!
5 from 1 vote
Total Time 3 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail
Servings 1


  • 1.75 oz bourbon, I used Woodford Reserve
  • ¾ oz mulled Christmas vermouth
  • ½ oz Rivulet pecan liqueur
  • 1 bar spoon Christmas syrup orange, clove, cinnamon, allspice infusion
  • 1 dash cinnamon bitters
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Garnish: orange twist and cinnamon stick


  • Add ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice.
  • Stir for 30 seconds, until well-chilled.
  • Strain into a chilled couple glass and garnish.
Keyword apple bitters, black manhattan, bourbon, christmas, holiday cocktail, orange, sweet vermouth
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