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jokerjudd Part 2 of a multi-part experiment using high end ingredients to make classic cocktails!

Here we have a twist on the Classic Manhattan... I call it: "Sunday Gravy"

Ingredients and cost:

Carpano Antica Formula $32
Cherry Heering $26
Bruichladdich PX Cuvée 407 $200
Orange Angostura Bitters $15
Distilled water ice cubes $2

Drink: Classic Manhattan
Renamed: "Sunday Gravy" as a nod to traditional red sauces made all over the 5 boroughs of NY each and every Sunday by loving moms and grandmoms. This cocktail is a perfect fit for late in the afternoon on a lazy Sunday. Especially if you want to nap!

Recipe:
2 oz. Bruichladdich PX Cuvée 407
1 oz. Sweet vermouth
1/2 oz. Cherry Heering
3 splashes of orange bitters

Stir. Pour over ice in a chilled glass, large single cube preferred.

One could expect to pay upwards of $45 for a cocktail like this; more in a metro area.

Tasting notes:

Spicy cinnamon heat, like Big Red gum, from the Scotch, immediately quelled by the juicy, sweet additions to the mix, with a pleasant, slightly bitter finish.
Underneath it all is a maple tone, possibly from the combined ingredients, but it's there. Not too sweet of a cocktail, but certainly not bitter or rough.
Oddly, the nose of this is flat, but the flavor is intense and layered so I'm ok with that.

The mouthfeel is syrupy as is the finish, which leaves you with grapefruit and honey flavors, and a wee bit of cinnamon again.

This is the perfect cocktail for pre-gaming on a Saturday night, or relaxing Sunday afternoon watching TV and waiting for a pasta and gravy carb fest!

I could also see this as an after dinner drink with some pound cake to enjoy it with.

Either way, enjoy it slowly and with regard to the high alcohol content; these could sneak up on you EASILY!

Last, hug your mom or grandmom... After all, they made HOW many Sunday dinners for you? ;)
#whiskyblasphemy #whisky #delicious #scotch #bruichladdich #cocktail
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eliskeen Drinking so much Whisky #scotland #islay #whisky #bruichladdich 8h

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sasha_hull #100DaysHappy Day 15. Ending the day with my favourite peeps and @bruichladdich. 1d

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luka788 #bruichladdich waves the rhinns edition gott som bara den snart BK :( #instawhisky #singelmalt 1d
  •   somchie75 @luka788 Ser spännande ut! Bruichladdich börjar nästan bli en av mina favoriter! 11h

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theoldtoad New Scotch Alert! Tastes delicious, unsure about the bottle. #unpeated #islay #bruichladdich #scotch #roc 1d

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bruichladdich Our spirit stills are running again after the long break needed to rebuild our old cast iron open topped mash tun. Feels good. #bruichladdich #islay #singlemalt #scotch #whisky 2d
  •   philippegrenade Yummy! 2d
  •   jonathanmcdougall There's an elegance about a spirit run, especially when it seems to run forever. Much better than the brutish pot still. 1d

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fjakubka We are staying at the distillery at the academy house!!! @bruichladdich #bruichladdich 2d

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bowsternchicago Bruichladdich tasting with our friend Sergio @dazeyroxx #bruichladdich #scotch #bowsternchicago 2d

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  •   charlestatam I won't lie this is actually my 5th not so wee dram of this. Just goes down too easy… 2d

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jankmeister Can't wait crack these beauties open :) #octomore #bruichladdich #yamazaki #sherrycask #greenspot 2d

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_danbo_ Battle of the peat monsters... Looking forward to tasting some of the PC10 from @bruichladdich :) 3d

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freezing88 #Bruichladdich 시음회 다녀왔습니다 :) 엄청난 코스 요리와 함께 즐긴 위스키는 새로운 맛을 느끼게 해주는것 같네요 3d

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