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Lemon Sorrel Manhattan

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The Urban Swank Girls are hanging out in the "Cocktail Kitchen" with Mixologist Paul Espinosa. Paul shows us how to make the Lemon Sorrel Manhattan from one of our favorite places to dine in Houston, Sorrel Urban Bistro. Fresh ingredients are the tip of the iceberg for the refreshing cocktail. Nothing artificial here!
Ingredients
  Whiskey 88 Milliliter (Makers Mark)
  Agave syrup 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Bitters 1 Dash (Peychauds)
  Sorrel leaves 2 Large
  Sweet vermouth 30 Milliliter (Cinzano)
  Ice cube 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a cocktail shaker glass, combine the whiskey, sweet vermouth, bitters, agave syrup and lemon juice.
2. Add a sorrel leaf to the glass.
3. Add a whole cup of ice cubes.
4. Close shaker and shake well and vigorously.
5. Stain into a clean glass.

SERVING
6. Strain again into a martini glass and garnish with a sorrel leaf.
7. Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Taste: 
Sweet Sour
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Whiskey
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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