Manhattan With Amaro and Cocoa | Cocktail Recipes

A mixture of rye whiskey and amaro, with the addition of bitters, sets this simply made cocktail on the road to a manhattan. But then there are detours: the chocolate liqueur to add a mellow accent, and the cardamom for a hint of spice.

I also tried substituting coffee liqueur for the chocolate, with great success.

Manhattan With Amaro and Cocoa | Cocktail Recipes
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Manhattan With Amaro and Cocoa

Manhattan With Amaro and Cocoa

  • Author: Lindsey Bell
  • Yield: 1 drink
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Easy

Description

A mixture of rye whiskey and amaro, with the addition of bitters, sets this simply made cocktail on the road to a manhattan.


Ingredients

  • 1 ounce rye whiskey
  • 1 ounce amaro, preferably Averna
  • ½ ounce crème de cacao or other chocolate liqueur
  • 5 drops Bittermens Burlesque or Angostura bitters
  • 3 cracked green cardamom pods, for garnish

Instructions

Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes. Add the rye, Averna, crème de cacao or liqueur and bitters, and stir 20 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with cardamom.


Keywords: Cocktails, Amaro, Whiskey