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Southern Comfort Manhattan

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Once you try these you may need to go back to a cheaper whiskey!! Extremely tasty and addicting! I make them shaken. 'Up' on a cool day before dinner, or with ice on a hot day anytime. Good quality ingredients are the key to making this drink unforgettable. However, very well worth it, (if you're over the age of 45 and a Manhattan lover)."
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5 m servings
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


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  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the Southern Comfort, vermouth and aromatic bitters. Shake for about 15 seconds then strain into a highball glass with or without ice. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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I think "a really bad manhattan" is an oxymoron. Matter of fact, a couple of these & I become a moron-- just ask my wife. However, I personally prefer a ratio of 3 Southern Comfort to 1 DR...

This would be a 5-star recipe but it is missing one ingredient. You need to add about a tablespoon of grenadine or until it changes color. Otherwise, this is a great recipe.

My absolutely most favorite drink. I've never made them at home until now. Thanks!

I like to use dry vermouth to cut down on the sweetness bit

My mother enjoys Southern COmfort manhattans. I found htis recipe, and she LOVED it!

I made it for a guest and was told it was excellent-experienced bartender worthy...I guess that's good!

This is my mom's favorite drink. I've made it for her twice. She really enjoys it, but she says it's a little stronger than she's used to. I might try a little less SoCo next time.

Try using orange bitters & a splash of grenadine. Delish!

My new go-to recipe. No changes and delicious!