2 1⁄2 oz Rye
1 oz Cynar
1 twst Lemon peel
1 Brandied cherry (optional)

Stir all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass for at least 30 seconds (longer=better). Strain into an OF glass with a large cube of ice. Garnish with a lemon peel and (optional) brandied cherry


A sweet take on the Manhattan

Cocktail summary
Chocolate Manhattan
9/19/2013 - El Jefe
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El Jefe
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  • makes a good nightcap lots of chocolate flavor to sip on — ★★★★
  • Yum. Scrappy's Chocolate Bitters and Bulleit Rye yield dark chocolate flavor that's not too sweet. — ★★★★
  • This is DEFINITELY a dessert cocktail. The combination of the Cynar and Bitters make this a mouthful of dark chocolate — ★★★★★
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AmyJ commented on 5/14/2014:

Nice desert cocktail, used Makers Mark bourbon