About this Cocktail
Chuck Taggart wields both an excellent sense of humor and an uncanny ability to improve upon the classic Manhattan cocktail. This drink is one of my absolute faves; I included it in my list of the 16 Greatest Cocktails in Creation.
1 1/2 oz rye
1 oz CioCiaro
1/2 oz sweet vermouth
1/4 oz Fernet-Branca
2 dashes Xocolatl Mole bitters
1 small pinch kosher salt
Stir and strain and float an orange peel.
Greg Hooper, Emily Mistell, Peter Bodenheimer, Ryan Eby, Chuck Taggart, Jenn Wong, Alex Gaw, Rachel Wiener, Willett Distillery, Blackbird Bar, Krystie Noelle, Santana Kawe-Waddick, Steven Gibula, Jason Rogers, Belinda Astone, Christopher Platt, 18.21 Bitters, Tim Walker, Mathew Gacy, Bill Kunkel, Danny Santiago, Jay Taylor, Lana Ross-maika, Joyce o, Brett Helms, Hunter Coleman, Tim Schondelmayer
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