Falling Sun Manhattan

2 oz Bourbon, Buffalo Trace
14 oz Cassis
14 oz Nocino
14 oz Sweet vermouth, Vya
1 ds Bitters, Bittercube Bolivar
1 ds Orange bitters, Regans' orange bitters
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, one large rock, express and insert twist.
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1 Comment

This is a drink, like a TRUE

This drink, like a TRUE Manhattan, is a pleasant before drink, contemplative in nature. But don't be fooled, for while it is a good drink, it is not a Manhattan. Don't, however, let this dissuade you from trying this drink. Buffalo Trace comes through despite the presence of Vya sweet vermouth; the Nocino, however, is hidden, which is too bad. Perhaps a "fat" 1/4 oz" is needed. My only other thought is to try Vya bianco vermouth, to tone down the sweetness. Otherwise, I rated this drink at 3.5.

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