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Black Walnut Manhattan

Only in the land of Wisconsin are Brandy Manhattans as ubiquitous as their whiskey-based counterparts, and this riff with our Apple Brandy is elevated with Black Walnut Bitters.

Featured Spirit: Apple Brandy

Earthy, sweet, and with a slight crispness from the apple, this cocktail is perfect for the manhattan purist and the adventurous alike. Distilled from 100% Door County apples (not apple flavored!), Hatch Apple Brandy is light and crisp when compared to its grape-based counterparts. After distillation, Hatch Apple Brandy undergoes a solera aging process, giving it a unique and complex flavor in cocktails. 


  • 2 oz Apple Brandy 
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 
  • 2 dashes Black Walnut Bitters 


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In a large mixing glass, combine all ingredients and top up with ice. Stir for 30-45 seconds, and then strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a cocktail cherry. 

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