Spiced Manhattan Cocktail

Spiced Manhattan Cocktail

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Recipe by aspicyperspective.com Course: DrinksDifficulty: Medium


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Sweet and spicy and bursting with warm flavors, this Manhattan Cocktail Recipe is perfect for your holiday parties!


  • Infused Vermouth
  • 2 Ounces Sweet Vermouth

  • 1 Tsp Allspice

  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks

  • 2 Whole Cloves

  • 2 Dash Cayenne Pepper

  • 1 Dash Sea Salt

  • Manhattan Cocktail
  • 2 1/2 Ounces Hennessy cognac

  • 3/4 Ounce Infused Vermouth

  • Dash Angostura Bitters

  • Twist of Orange

  • Sprinkle Fresh Nutmeg


  • To Infuse the Vermouth: Heat vermouth to just before boiling. Add all dry ingredients. Turn off heat, cover with lid and let steep for several hours. Pour through sifter into empty container.
  • For each Manhattan Cocktail: Pour Hennessy, vermouth and bittersĀ in a shaker. Add ice and shake. Pour into martini glass. Add twist of orange and sprinkle or zest nutmeg over the top.


  • Keep infused vermouth in a sealed glass container in the fridge for up to 6 months.

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