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Saddlebred Manhattan by Mark Sassi

Featured cocktail by 2023 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience Winner, Mark Sassi.

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2 parts

Woodford Reserve Rye Whiskey

3/4 part

Cocchi Storico Vermouth Di Torino

1/4 part


4 dashes

Five Gaited Bitters Blend


Expressed and Manicured Lemon Peel


Step 1

Five Gaited Bitters Blend - 1 part Bitterman's Burlesque Bitters, 1 part Scrappy's Chocolate Bitters. Combine equal parts of each bitters into a precision dasher bottle, and set aside until use.

Step 2

Saddlebred Manhattan - Add ingredients to a shaker tin with ice. Shake vigorously until chilled and diluted. Strain into a 5.5 oz Nick & Nora with 1 in. Kold Draft ice or Hoshizaki crescent ice. Garnish with Lemon Peel.


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