The Manchester Cocktail Kit, Build It And They Shall Come!

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Mar. 28, 2017

Today we create the Manchester Cocktail, built as a riff off the Dorcheaster, this little drink utilizes gin, grapefruit juice and...oleo saccharum? Learn why!

The concept behind this kit is simple: You don't need to know jack about the ingredients, you just have to know what your mouth likes for flavor. Then, when you realize you love it, you'll understand why the ingredients were chosen and be able to work with them in more detail.


London dry gin 1 1/2 Ounce
Fresh grapefruit juice 2 Ounce
Saccharin 3/4 Ounce (oleo, by Cocktail & Sons)
Fresh lime juice 1/2 Ounce
Citrus 2 Dash (Hella Bitter)
Lime wheel 1 (for garnish)
Ice cubes 4



1.In a cocktail shaker, combine dry gin, grapefruit juice, saccharin, lime juice, citrus, ice cubes and shake well.

2.Strain into cocktail glass and garnish with lime wheel.


3.Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 1