Black Manhattan


Black Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The Black Manhattan used Averna Amaro in the place of sweet vermouth. The Manhattan variation was created by Todd Smith whilst behind the stick at San Francisco’s Bourbon & Branch.
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  • 60 mL Whiskey Rye or Bourbon
  • 30 mL Averna Amaro
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Dash of Orange Bitters


  • Combine all the ingredients to your mixing glass
  • Stir with ice for 30-40 seconds
  • Strain into a chilled coupe glass
  • Garnish with a cherry
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