San Gennaro Amaro Manhattan

1 oz Rye
1 oz Averna
1 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
12 t Campari
1   Maraschino cherry, Luxardo
Instructions
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, garnish
History
This take on the Manhattan is Andrew Pollard’s tribute to Italian American culture and the annual San Gennaro festival in New York’s Little Italy.
From other users
  • Likable Manhattan variant, with a cherry-cola cast. — ☆☆☆☆
  • A solid variation on the classic Manhatten. The Averna and Campari add a nice subtle bitterness and complexity that nicely compliments the rye. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Halfway between a negroni and a Manhattan. — ☆☆☆☆
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1 Comment

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Curated to add attribution,

Curated to add attribution, edit history to avoid copyright issues, and rewrite instructions to KC style guidelines. While this cocktail is not that different from other amaro-based Manhattan variations, it seems to be widely enough known to warrant inclusion in Kindred Cocktails. Thanks for the submission.