Red Ant


Martini / Cocktail
Created: Thomas Waugh, 2011, Death & Company
Recipe from Death & Co
Uploaded by: @alex


112 oz
Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey
1 tsp
Del Maguey Chichicapa Mezcal
12 oz
G.E. Massenez Kirsch Vieux Cherry Brandy
12 oz
Heering Cherry Liqueur (Cherry Heering)
12 tsp
cinnamon syrup
2 dash
Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters
brandied cherry as garnish

Stir it Up

  1. Stir all ingredients over ice
  2. Strain into martini glass
  3. Garnish with cherries on a cocktail pick

Background & History

A Manhattan variation with cherry, cinnamon and chocolate undertones.

Notes & Review

Really nice riff on the Manhattan especially for cherry fans. The mole bitters and cinnamon syrup add additional complexity and dimension as well. Still doesn't beat the classic though.

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