maple based cocktail

‘Slurple’ a Maple Perfect Manhattan

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

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 based cocktail

Maple Perfect Manhattan

Ingredients:

2 ounces rye (Knob Creek Rye is good)

1/2 ounce dry vermouth

1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

2 dashes bitters

Ice

Pickled cherries

 

Directions:

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.

RECIPE COURTESY OF JEFF MAURO