The reasons for the Manhattan's greatness are many. It's delicious, beautiful, over 150 years old and like the best classic cocktails is a drink anyone can make. Sure, there many classic cocktails that fit that criteria but something about the Manhattan elevates it above the pack.
Want to save money on your party without skimping on style? Serve a couple signature cocktails instead of stocking a full bar. They look gorgeous -- and it's another amazing way to infuse your party with thematic details.
For spirits, the last year has been a dilly, a doozy, a real humdinger. In other words, spectacular. A ridiculously gushing torrent of new bottlings has hit the shelves of liquor stores and bars worldwide.