Fall is the perfect time of year for maple syrup aficionados to get sappy. Why not take that classic pancake topping and add it to a pre or post dinner cocktail such as this Maple Perfect Manhattan? Game on! Ruffle those tail feathers! Tip that elbow and enjoy!
Maple Perfect Manhattan
2 ounces rye (Knob Creek Rye is good)
1/2 ounce dry vermouth
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
2 dashes bitters
Add the rye, vermouth, maple syrup and bitters into cocktail shaker. Shake it up, pour over good ice in a large and manly rocks glass. Add skewered cherries and drink.