Quady Starboard Batch 88 port-style wine settles nicely with bourbon and Vya Sweet Vermouth in this hearty Midnight Manhattan recipe. Dim the lights, sit back and enjoy the rich complexity in this cocktail known to please a crowd of bartenders. This version was created by mixologist Dustin DeWinter in San Diego, CA.
1 oz. Vya Sweet Vermouth
1½ oz. Starboard Batch 88
1 oz. Bourbon
Dash of bitters
Garnish (optional): brandied cherries
Combine ingredients and stir well with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish and serve.
Did you try our Midnight Manhattan recipe and like it? Let us know! If you’re interested in checking out more Manhattan recipes, you might also enjoy our Green Fairy Absinthe Manhattan and our Friends & Strangers Manhattan. And don’t forget to share your creations with us by tagging us on social @quadywinery and @officialvyavermouth … cheers!