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Manhattans with a Michigan Inspired Twist
Servings: 2
Ingredients for a michigan tart cherry manhattan


  • 4 oz bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1 oz Leopold Bros Michigan tart cherry liqueur
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1 dash black walnut bitters (a little goes a long way!)
  • 2 Luxardo maraschino cherries, for garnish


  • Into a cocktail mixer filled with ice, add bourbon, cherry liqueur, and vermouth. Using a cocktail spoon, gently stir to combine until just chilled.
  • Pour mixture into two coupe glasses.
  • Add two very small dashes (1 or 2 drops) of black walnut bitters to each glass.
  • Garnish with two Luxardo maraschino cherries and serve immediately.