In need of a new holiday cocktail to spice things up this season? We came up with this autumnal take on a Manhattan for our friends’ Thanksgiving party this year and it’s going over like gangbusters so far.
Here’s what you need:
2 oz. Bourbon (we used Bulleit)
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth (we really like the Italian Antica Formula)
2 dashes New England Spiced Cranberry Bitters
New Orleans-based Bittermens makes the cranberry bitters and they’re pretty great. But the recipe’s easy—just combine ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake gently or swirl, pour into a lowball glass, garnish with cherry and enjoy, pilgrim.