Manhattan via Jerez

Toro • Boston When Adam St. Jean interviewed for the bartender position at the tapas restaurant Toro, he created this drink to complement the menu. It's a Manhattan that substitutes the sweet, raisiny Spanish sherry Pedro Ximénez for vermouth.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 3 ounces bourbon

  • 1/2 ounce Pedro Ximénez Sherry

  • 2 to 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters

  • 3 brandied cherries, skewered on a pick


  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the bourbon, sherry and bitters and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the skewered cherries.

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