Taking a break from heavier-hitting cocktails? This low-proof cocktail recipe using Vya Sweet Vermouth brings all the flavors of a Manhattan without the high-proof booze. Perfect for serving during brunch or an afternoon soirée!
2 oz. Vya Sweet Vermouth
1 oz. Strong black tea (Preferably Republic of Tea Caramel Vanilla)
1 oz. Cherry juice
3 dashes Angostura bitters
Garnish: Brandied cherries or orange zest
Steep tea for 8-10 minutes. Let cool. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir. Strain into a cocktail coupe. Garnish.
For an extra special touch, make your own brandied cherries to use for garnishing this Manhattan low-proof cocktail recipe that’s high in flavor. Check out this recipe from Nourished Kitchen.
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