Nine Banded Cocktails

Smoked Manhattan-edit

Smoked Manhattan


  • 2 oz of bourbon
  • 1 ox sweet vermouth
  • 3-4 dashed of aromatic bitters
  • 1-2 maraschino cherries
  • A few smoking chips or pellets from your smoked
  • 2 orange peels



  • Place one of the orange peels on an old plate or slate board, place chip or pellet in top of peel
  • Carefully light your smoking chip or pellets with a kitchen torch
  • Blow the flame out and immediately cover the smoking pile with your cocktail glass (coup)
  • While the glass smokes, make the cocktail
  • Add the bourbon, vermouth, and bitters to a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake until outside of the shaker gets frosty
  • Turn your glass over and strain the Manhattan into it
  • Garnish with second peel and cherries
  • Enjoy!