Spiced Manhattan

Something Extra
Holiday 2015

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Spiced Manhattan

Spiced Manhattan
1 cup sweet vermouth
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. fennel seeds
3 large orange zest strips from one orange
2 cinnamon sticks
2 whole cloves
4 oz. bourbon
4 dashes Angostura bitters
2 orange zest curls (garnish)
2 maraschino cherries (garnish)

Prep: 5 minutes, Cook: 5 to 10 minutes, Steep: 20 minutes, Serves: 2

1. Bring vermouth to a boil in a small saucepan. Add allspice, fennel seeds, orange zest strips, cinnamon sticks and cloves. Turn off heat, cover and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain into a bowl or sealable container; let cool before serving.

2. To serve, combine bourbon, 2 oz. infused vermouth and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into chilled glasses and garnish each with orange zest and cherry.

Nutritional Information:
186 calories, 0 g protein, 0 g total fat (0 g sat.), 7 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 10 points


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