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Call it a Night: A Manhattan Riff

Manhattan Riff Bourbon Heritage Month

Averna, PX sherry and a whisper of absinthe bring new flavor to the original.

The Manhattan travels to Milwaukee in this rich and fragrant cocktail from Goodkind.


  • 2 oz. bourbon (Goodkind uses Woodford Reserve)
  • ¾ oz. Carpano Antica Formula vermouth
  • ½ oz. Pedro Ximenez sherry
  • 1 tsp. Averna
  • 1 tsp. absinthe
  • Tools:barspoon, strainer
  • Glass:coupe
  • Garnish:orange twist


Stir the first 4 ingredients with ice until chilled. Rinse a chilled coupe with absinthe, discarding the excess, then strain the cocktail into the prepared glass and garnish.

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