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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3 years ago

Drink This: Darkness Divides Manhattan

Enjoy a modern twist on a classic cocktail.

Ah, the Manhattan. It’s a classic cocktail that welcomes a creative, modern twist. With so many styles of single-batch bourbons and whiskeys, the classic deserves a new hat.

This drink pays homage to the original while kicking things up with an extra-boozy recipe.

Matthew Serrano, general manager and bar chef at The Table Creekside and Philippi Creek Oyster Bar, shows you how to make one of your own.


  • 1 ½ oz. Kentucky bourbon
  • ½ oz. dark cherry sugar cane
  • 2 oz. Haravzsthy red zinfandel
  • 3 dashes sour cherry bitters
  • Jarred black cherries for garnish


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. 
  • Stir well and strain into rocks glass over an ice sphere.
  • Garnish with jarred black cherries and enjoy.

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