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Some holiday cocktails for those who enjoy Manhattans

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http://www.foxnews.com/recipe/dickens-park

Dickens in the Park (Bourbon based Manhattan twist)

Written by Clint Rogers

Published December 7, 2012

FoxNews.com

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/recipe/dickens-park#ixzz2EcKuy9fi

http://www.foxnews.com/recipe/whos-boss

Who's the Boss (Rye based Manhattan twist)

Written by Jeffrey Wondrely

Published December 7, 2012

FoxNews.com

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/recipe/whos-boss#ixzz2EcLA0Hlk

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jersey12

Thanks for the links. I'm quite a fan of manhattans and will probably give these a try.

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bigtoys

Gibson's Steakhouse in Chicago does a Rush St. Manhattan: Woodford, sweet vermouth, Cherry Heering. I had one last night there; I asked the bartender on a previous visit and I'm pretty sure he said 3-1-1 (like TSA liquid carry on guidelines). I upped the Cherry Heering to 2 and used Woodford Double Oaked. I also used Carpano Antica vermouth. 2 Luxardo cherries in the bottom. Can't remember if they use bitters (?orange bitters?); I didn't tonight. Here's the drink.

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Ejmharris

That looks fantastic.

"The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind."---Humphrey Bogartâ€

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humchan2k

Nicely done there. I go through a bottle of Cherry Heering about every 3 months or so, it's a staple on my bar.

I know this sounds crazy, but the next time you want to have rye/ginger, put a little Cadillac Margarita-style float of Cherry Heering in there...it makes rye/ginger absolutely dynamite.

I'll even up the ante for you, and post my fave cocktail I make for my mom, courtesy of the legendary Murray Stenson:

The Master Of The Hounds - created by Murray Stenson, www.murrayaid.org, very minor adjustment by Brendan:

2oz Rye - Rittenhouse is a must, no baby Saz, it needs that spice

0.5oz Simple Syrup, I make 1-1

.75oz Cherry Heering

Angostura

Combine, stir, strain

Garnish - Flamed orange peel. If you flame it, they will drink it.

Voila!

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bigtoys
That looks fantastic.

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bigtoys

The Master Of The Hounds - created by Murray Stenson, www.murrayaid.org, very minor adjustment by Brendan:

2oz Rye - Rittenhouse is a must, no baby Saz, it needs that spice

0.5oz Simple Syrup, I make 1-1

.75oz Cherry Heering

Angostura

Combine, stir, strain

Garnish - Flamed orange peel. If you flame it, they will drink it.

Voila!

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humchan2k

If you don't have Ritt, from that list, I'd just go Bulleitt, let me know what you think! The flamed orange is a BIG part of the drink, so don't skimp on dat!

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squire

From that list I was thinking Bulleit as well.

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