Classic Manhattan with Cherry Ice, featuring Catoctin Creek

We went back to the roots to refresh the greatest cocktail in the world – local rye whiskey, vermouth, house made bitters and some homemade Brandied Cherry Ice Cubes! Yum!

INGREDIENTS
2 oz Catoctin Creek Rye
1 oz Cinzano Vermouth
4 dashes House made dark bitters (or Angostura?)
3 Brandied Cherry Ice cubes 

PREPARATION
Mix the rye, vermouth & bitter with ice in a mixing glass. Muddle the cherry ice cubes and then pour cocktail over. Stir lightly and serve. 

SUBMITTED BY
Adam Steely of The Blue Tallon Bistro
420 Prince George Street Williamsburg, VA 23185