This Christmas is a little different than most - maybe you're not spending it with a large group of extended family (whether that's good or bad). But either way, we know a delicious drink can help you unwind while you reflect back on this crazy year. More than ever, we are appreciative to have our good health and good drinks. Happy holidays friends!
• 2 c Sweet vermouth
• 1 tsp Allspice
• 2 Cinnamon sticks
• 2 Whole cloves
• Dash of sea salt & cayenne pepper
• 2.5 / 10 oz. Cognac
• 0.75 / 3 oz. Infused Vermouth
• Angostura bitters
• Fresh nutmeg
* To Infuse the Vermouth : Heat vermouth to just before boiling. Add all dry ingredients. Turn off heat, cover with lid and let steep for several hours. Pour through sifter into empty container.
For each Manhattan Cocktail: Pour cognac, vermouth and bitters in shaker. Add ice and shake. Pour into your 375 or 750. Add twist of orange and sprinkle or zest nutmeg over the top.