5 x Cocktails from Around The World

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The Manhattan was created around 1880 at the New York City’s Manhattan Club. The recipe still gets served as it did back almost 150 years ago. Traditionally it is created with a rye whiskey which exhibits spicier notes but bourbon whiskey is also a common choice.
Some great variants include the Black Manhattan ( and the Rob Roy (

– 60 mL Rye Whiskey (2 oz)
– 30 mL Sweet Vermouth (1 oz)
– 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
– 1 dash Orange Bitters

The Spritz originates back to the 1800s. The Austrians felt the Italian wine was too strong so they served it with a splash of sparkling water.
The Spritz then evolved into the Venetian Spritz, incorporating the bitter component – bitter liqueurs including Select, Aperol, Campari or Cynar. The Venetian Spritz has transformed over the years and is now commonly made using a sparkling white (Prosecco) and is garnished with an orange slice.

– 90ml Prosecco (3 oz)
– 60ml Bitter Liqueur (2 oz)
– 30ml Sparkling Water (1 oz)

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