Why Rye?

The original 1870’s Manhattan recipe calls for rye whiskey, but why? The answer is relatively straightforward, rye was American’s whiskey of choice for decades, maintaining its popularity [...]

Greenpoint

Named after the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, this Manhattan Variation was created in 2005 by Michael McIlroy. In this perfectly balanced cocktail, Yellow Chartreuse and Vya Sweet Vermouth [...]

Civil War

This riff on the Manhattan, combines the unusual artichoke flavor of Cynar with the delicious baking spices of Vya Sweet Vermouth. The result? An imaginative and deliciously complex cocktail [...]

The Brooklyn

The Brooklyn is regarded as one of the most popular variations on The Manhattan.  It first appeared in Jacks Manuel in 1908. The recipe calls for the addition of Maraschino Liquor and switches [...]

Perfect Manhattan

Like any good classic cocktail, there are many variations on the original Manhattan recipe. Although the exact date of the recipe alteration is unrecorded, it is believed that the Perfect [...]