Cacao Nib Manhattans

Cacao Nib Manhattans


  • 4 oz rye (Rittenhouse preferred)
  • 2 oz Carpano Antica vermouth
  • 4 dashes angostura bitters
  • 1 heaping tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 strip organic orange peel, pith (white part) removed

(1) Combine all in a small jar. Cover and let sit on the countertop (out of direct sunlight) for one hour, swirling occasionally.

(2) Strain into a chilled mixing pitcher filled with ice. Stir until well chilled, then strain into two chilled coupes. Garnish with bruleed fruit, or a brandied cherry.